How To Dress Well —Love Remains, 2010 2010 ended with a bang. A year that felt lethargic and calm in June (musically, anyway) turned on its head, as we bore witness to some of the most ambitious, grandiose projects of the 21st century. This album isn’t an exception per se, but it doesn’t quite fit the mold either. How To Dress Well, Brooklynite Tom Krell’s alias, unleashes a reverb-drenched psychedelic fog of organic sampling and melting vocals that gets thicker as the album rolls on. But it’s far from gray and dull – on the contrary, Krell’s brainchild is as colorful as it is moving. If this year is best summed up by Kanye West’s epic nightmare, consider Love Remains the soundtrack for a profound dream conjured during a restful nap. After every listen, you’ll wake up refreshed and enlightened. There’s truly no better feeling. -Jesse Javna
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