The band’s blistering new EP sees The Contortionist step outside the atmospheric storytelling of their critically lauded conceptual masterpiece Clairvoyant (2017) to indulge an aggressive shadow side. More an anthology of standalone bursts of intensity, rounded out by a stunningly captivating cover of The Smashing Pumpkins “1979,” OUR BONES isn’t a mere stopover between albums. It’s both a definitive look back and an ambitious leap forward.
2. Early Grave
3. All Grey
4. 1979 (Smashing Pumpkins Cover)