Scheherazade by Freakwater

Scheherazade Freakwater ★★★☆ The vocal harmonies are phenomenal, and the storytelling should keep your ears perked, but it skews a bit Jefferson Airplane.         When the guitar solo on “Down Will Come Baby” starts shading psychedelic, the way the banjo comes in is clearly meant to signal, structurally, a return to form. As much as it’s an instrument, it’s also a signifier; this fugue is coming to a close, and we’re here to let you know that you’re still on familiar ground. I noticed this mostly because that solo was, for a certain part of me at least, the most familiar thing I heard in...
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