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Albums Of The Week: Comet Control | Inside the Sun

The veteran Toronto space-psyche crew pull some serious Gs on their third album.

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THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Formed in Toronto in 2013 after the breakup of Chad Ross and Andrew Moszynski’s acclaimed outsider outfit Quest For Fire, Comet Control require little introduction to anyone well-versed in the realms of contemporary psych.

After hashing out ideas for a new record following a European tour with Earthless in 2018, Ross and Moszynski escaped down the rabbit hole of their own Palace Sound Studio to write and record their band’s third studio album Inside The Sun on New York’s legendary underground label, Tee Pee Records. Alongside bassist and fellow founder Nicole Ross, drummer Marco Moniz, keyboardist Jay Lemak and a guest appearance from Godspeed! You Black Emperor’s Sophie Trudeau, Comet Control form what is arguably one of the most kinetic and dynamic rock bands in recent memory.

Drawing on a cosmic well laced with the imposing riffs of Dead Meadow and Sacri Monti, the motorik grooves of Krautrock, and those dimly lit passages of noise synonymous with the European shoegaze of Spiritualized and Ride, they are a phenomenal band, both on record and on stage. As anyone who has witnessed them live in support of acts like Boris, Black Mountain, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and Vibravoid will attest.”