KYLE BOBBY DUNN
Bring Me The Head Of Kyle Bobby Dunn 3LP (Triple gatefold)
KBD 01 / USA / 2021
'Bring Me The Head Of…' is an album containing some of the most brutally honest and complex moments of Dunn's young career to date. Drawing upon a love for emotional detailing and cinematically charged grandeur, these suites offer an apex in romantic, haunting and lonely bliss. Recorded over several years at Bunce Cake, Brooklyn and remote parts of Canada, the works mainly reveal themselves in quietly unfolding loops and waves of strings and electric guitar. To compare is difficult, however, Dunn constructs atmospherics which at times most closely resemble Andrei Tarkovsky's darkly autonomous films and the sheer grit and humanism found in the works of Sam Peckinpah (especially in ‘Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia’, a personal favourite of the composer). Very different worlds all seeming to fit inside one massive, cohesive and overwhelmingly emotional whole, one that clings to the heart strings of the listener like smoke and honey.