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  • Starless & Bible Black

I haven’t had time to fully digest it, but Shape of the Shape, the new second album by British trio Starless & Bible Black, sure seems like a winner. And since the band is playing Saturday night at the Empty Bottle as part of a showcase presented by local label Locust Music, I don’t think I should wait to post about the band till after I’ve listened to the new album as thoroughly as I think I ought to. I remember liking the group’s self-titled 2006 debut, also on Locust, but it certainly didn’t impress me right out of the gate like Shape of the Shape did. Now I feel stupid for not giving the debut more of my attention when it came out.