With this, the third in a trilogy of EP releases entitled 'The Great Indoors' parts I, II and III respectively, Moneytree prove themselves as a challenging yet fascinating alternative rock collection. Combining a whole spectrum of influences and also enlisting the help of other musician friends, the four-piece reiterate their unique and eclectic sound.
'The Science Of Gambling' begins with lilting palm-muted guitar against a wealthy collective of tuned and unturned percussion then joined by noodling crunchy electric guitar. With frequent technical music geekery such as changes between compound and simple time signatures and the sonic construction of a web of interlocking and overlapping rhythms, Moneytree not only nod firmly to the influence of math-rock, but also confirm their astute musical understanding which is reaffirmed throughout the entire contents of 'The Great Indoors Part III'. Perhaps in the vein of the likes of Maps & Atlases, instrumental arrangements largely take precedence over typical song form; the vocals aren't continuous through 'The Science Of Gambling', for example, there are merely two vocal choruses effectively bookending Moneytree's intricate instrumental interchanges.
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