Ben McCarthy “Decorative Arts”

If you call a song “All Our Happy Days Are Stupid,” I’m probably going to be curious. It’s such a great, on-the-nose title and reflects something that crept through my mind often during lockdown. Thankfully, Toronto’s Ben McCarthy delivers the good on his new album, Decorative Arts. Synthetic worlds emerge from a glowing glass sea funneled through an uplifting, contemplative tonal filter. Decorative Arts is steeped in introspection, … Continue reading Ben McCarthy “Decorative Arts”