LIST, the debut album from German shoegaze duo The Amount Of Light We Give Off, was introduced to me through a direct submission from one member of the band, known to me only as Rico. The album has gained critical attention in both German and Polish underground communities, and its lead single, Together Apart, has been played multiple times on Portland radio station KZME 107.1. With a mere 306 likes on Facebook and 168 listeners on Last.fm, The Amount Of Light We Give Off is precisely the kind of undiscovered outlet I look forward to reviewing here on The Kockpit.
Foreplay: This is little more than a minute long intro, which pulsates industrially and swells into the real opener, Relationships.
Relationships: A promptly bassy, ambient experience, this track establishes similarities between The Amount Of Light We Give Off and such modern post-punk acts as Interpol and The Rapture. …