First Listen: Mr. Gnome, ‘The Heart Of A Dark Star’

Mr. Ghome's The Heart Of A Dark Star.
Mr. Ghome’s The Heart Of A Dark Star.

This was originally written for NPR Music’s First Listen series. Read the rest over at NPR Music or Soundcheck.

For a record about journeying deep inside the darkest recesses of the mind, there’s nothing introverted about the Cleveland duo Mr. Gnome’s new album, The Heart Of A Dark Star. Named for an evocative phrase in a Neil Gaiman book, The Heart Of A Dark Star is a bold and blustery hurricane of guitars, organs and voices, all swirling around in the night air.

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