So is it political or personal? Maybe all politics are personal. On Ballast and Bromides, the fifth album from Arms of Kismet, the state of America hangs over city and countryside like a sooty cloud — albeit one with a playful silver lining. “Songs are like little worlds,” says singer-songwriter Mark Doyon, “where we...
Arms of Kismet Drops ‘Ballast and Bromides’
A stationary bike is a strange thing. From Ballast and Bromides, coming September 21, 2018.
So we disagree. How do we handle it? From Ballast and Bromides, coming September 21, 2018.
Is there gravity in The Helium Age? Or do we all just float away? Hell, we don’t know. But from the surf guitars of “Angels in the Snow” to the manic six-strings of “Carnival by the Sea” to the pensive piano and Wurlitzer of “F. Scott and Everything He Wrote,” Arms of Kismet bounces through story-songs that feel about...