Feature ⋅ Jeremy Daniel ⋅ December 24th, 2014 ⋅ 378 Views
Started in 2012 by Hank Sullivant, former bassist of The Whigs and guitarist of MGMT, Sullivant had just finished recording his as-yet-untitled solo project. When he slipped the compact disc of stuff he had just recorded into his computer, he was more than a bit surprised to find every track brimming with metadata. Artist: Kuroma. Who was he to argue with serendipity?
For Kuromarama, Sullivant recruited James Richardson, Simon O'Connor and Will Berman to round out the band. Recorded between the band's hometowns of Brooklyn, NY and Athens, GA, the sound of Kuromarama most closely resembles that of an artisanal prescription spectrum of liquified jollyrancher, each flavor – each color – imbued with a solace wrung from the depths of a salty ocean trench. Kuroma play refreshing, soul-satisfying music. Their sound is the sound a record needle would make if it traced the bottom of a rainbow's grooves.
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