Youth Lagoon creates tranquil masterpiece

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The latest album by Youth Lagoon is an immersive and radiant composition that shouldn’t be overlooked by musical explorers. “Wondrous Bughouse,” released March 5 on Fat Possum Records, is the brilliant sophomore release by Trevor Powers of Boise, Idaho, who uses the stage moniker Youth Lagoon.

What makes this album so dazzling is the atmosphere Powers created for the album and how he then manipulates that throughout the 10 tracks. Once you adapt to the Youth Lagoon world you can fully appreciate the masterpiece; it’s like the musical equivalent of the movie “Avatar.”

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