|3.||"Let's Start Again"|
|4.||"Last Looks" (feat Sharon Van Etten)|
|5.||"Circular (Right As Rain)"|
|8.||"Thrown Over The Wall"|
Following the break up of an acclaimed and iconic band, the solo ventures that then follow tend to show interesting new directions, and Lee Ranaldo's work since the disbanding of Sonic Youth has gone from strength to strength. 'Electric Trim' sees Ranaldo in fine form both as guitarist and writer. Though there isn't much of the screeching and howling guitar work we're used to with his previous band, the move from noise rock to alternative Americana sees Ranaldo applying his signature strangeness and unusual guitar tunings more subtly. With the trippy psychedelic leanings of 'Let's Start Again' and the frantically layered passages that fall away into stripped back alt-rock on closer 'New Thing', Ranaldo appears to be comfortable experimenting and making the most of this new-found freedom.
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