Don't be. The band's latest, Panda Park, is a 35-minute excursion that never dips into the distressing peaks and valleys of pestering confrontation. "Even Time Ghost Can't Stop Wagner" pulls the ears gently into the frame with time-spanning fairy-tale keys, courtesy of Andy Lansangan, who plays beautiful notes of calm next to a gently ascending guitar. Far from new-age cliché, it leads into the sinking realization of "When Your Luck Runs Out," as Brian Case whispers, "This is not superstition, I'm just scared as shit."
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