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Sofa Surfers Sofa Surfers

Viennese quartet Sofa Surfers make music that is almost purposefully run-of-the-mill; it‘s as though-after past experiments with dub, hip-hop and electronic sounds-the band has decided that the only thing keeping ‘90s post-rock from being the ultimate musical sound was that damn experimentation. Even on the best songs-like the hypnotic but ultimately tiring "Never Go Back"-mild lyrics and bland guitars wax poetic over odd time signatures, making a sound that is at once technically intricate, beautifully delicate and utterly forgettable. Full of potential never fulfilled.

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