Magik Markers albums often resemble the haphazard storage locker where "True Detective's" Rust Cohle conducted his research on The Yellow King.

Magik Markers albums often resemble the haphazard storage locker where “True Detective’s” Rust Cohle conducted his research on The Yellow King.

At close range, songs appear disorganized and unrelated, often darting into seemingly unrelated tangents. Taken from a distance, however, a sense of order starts to emerge from the chaos. This is particularly true of the Connecticut-based art-rock crew’s 2013 album Surrender to the Fantasy, which is easily the most coherent, collected effort in its sprawling catalogue.

Psychedelic Horseshit opens the show.

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