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Album Review

Branching out from the Postal Service-like acoustic guitar plus laptop sound of Hanalei's debut, singer/songwriter Brian Moss built a full band around himself for Parts and Accessories. The change does him good: this is a far more enjoyable and less derivative-sounding album than We Are All Natural Disasters, filled with energetic indie rock songs beholden to no particular subgenre. Hints of alt-country (like the steel guitar parts in "Chamomile" and "Gyres"), Pink Floyd-like space rock (the pleasantly atmospheric "The Hand"), and sardonic power pop ("MLK, You're OK") flit through the songs. Indeed, the least successful tunes are those that hold closest to the style and form of Hanalei's debut, like the heavy-handed closer, "Cynics Anthem for a New Tomorrow." Unfortunately, Moss broke up the full-band lineup of Hanalei shortly after this album's release, when he left Chicago to move back to his hometown of Oakland.

Customer Reviews

Really good mellow sound

A refreshing sound to hear. Is more more of a mellow expeirience but its a really good change of pase. Definatley worth buying

Great album

This album has some great songs on it! I love sloth art the best and I'm sure you will too.


Formed: November, 2002 in Chicago, IL

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s

Hanalei was originally a solo project in the acoustic guitar plus laptop tradition of the Postal Service, featuring Brian Moss, formerly of the Chicago-based emo band the Ghost (not to be confused with the superior and longer-lived Japanese psychedelia act Ghost, or for that matter with the obscure early-'70s U.K. folk-psych group called the Ghost). The Ghost, which had their own roots in a late-'90s Bay Area pop-punk band called the Wunder Years, released two albums, This Is a Hospital and This...
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