Harlequin is the debut album from Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Alex Izenberg.
Produced and arranged by Izenberg and collaborator Ari Balouzian and mixed by Chet "JR" White of Girls, Harlequin is almost a study in distraction - a restless, feverish dream-sequence which variously invokes Scott Walker’s obtuse, off-kilter worlds of sound, Simon and Garfunkel's psychedelic yet practical string arrangements, the vaudevillian pomp and preening of Wild Beast's early material and Grizzly Bear's pastoral folk early steps. All this is cut through with moments of total silence, patches of noise, found sound and countless dynamic left-turns and moments of non-sequitur.
released November 18, 2016
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