Ta Det Lungt ("Take It Easy") is hands-down the best headphone record in years -- a warm, dark, psychedelic exercise in rock musical adventurism. Keith Moon drum fills, Hendrix guitars, late Beatles melodies, Bitches Brew horns, Pet Sounds-style studio play: Somehow, the Dungen sound adds up to more than the sum of these vintage parts. Maybe that's thanks to a post-rockish willingness to let sounds just coalesce around each other. The bonus tracks on this overdue domestic release are a little more loosey-goosey than the outright shambolic 13 that make up the original record, but once you've entered the Dungen headspace, it seems miserly to complain. "Take it easy," indeed.
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