The Muse: Raymond Byron and the White Freighter, “Little Death Shaker”

Written by October 30th, 2012 at 11:31 am

Raymond Byron and the White Freighter, “Little Death Shaker”

After releasing five albums with Castanets, Ray Raposa introduces a new band – and a new sound – with “Little Death Shaker,” the title track from Raymond Byron and the White Freighter’s debut. Raposa is clearly the leader here, but “Little Death Shaker” is still a team effort, a combination of gauzy harmonies and sparse, buzzing guitar riffs that combine to create something dark, dreamy and imperfectly pretty.

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