24 Aug 2020

African Paper reviews J. Zunz – Hibiscus

They say:

For the second time and three years after the debut Silence, Lorena Quintanilla from Guadalajara, Mexico, who has made a name for herself for several years with the duo Lorelle Meets The Obsolete, appears again with her solo project J.Zunz and presents a superficial one cool, but on closer listen extremely emotional music between minimalist wave and retro-futuristic psychedelic.

If there is something that the individual songs with their respective characteristics - the frosty monumentality in “Four Women and Darkness”, the somnambulistic breath of a soft voice over rough monotony in “Jupiter”, the hypnotic loop, the post-punk “33:33 ″ Gives a ritual note that holds the scifi sound and the Asian melody in “White Labels” together, then it is probably the defiantly urgent undertone that adds something rebellious to the melancholy worlds of sound, and verses like “” I don't want you I don't need you i won't please you ”makes it sound more powerful than resigned...

Read the rest here: African Paper