“William Tyler is drawn to instrumental music that takes inspiration from distinct historical events, he once explained, ‘like Hiroshima or the crucifixion of Jesus.’ Goes West feels less conceptually united than any of his work—more inspired by the contemplation of history than history itself—but this searching quality adds to its honest, meditative power. Many of the songs feel like visions left intentionally ambiguous, and the record is bound by a pensive, permeating calmness.” We don’t know about you, but we could use more “pensive, permeating calmness” these days. Read the full Pitchfork review and stream Go West at #BriteHeartBeats

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