Los Angeles' secret folk weapon is back, and better than ever on their sophomore record. Rather than sticking with the bedroom orchestra arrangements of their debut, Snaggle and Buck (Oedipus), with Trumpet they opt for a more traditional band arrangement. They round their song out with plenty of electric and acoustic guitars, stand up bass, drums, and a piano here and there. Although darker than it's predecessor, Trumpet finds them flirting with alt-rock and traditional country to find them sitting seamlessly on the Drag City roster between Silver Jews and Will Oldham without losing their California porch-country bliss.
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