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Indie shuffle: "Leach - Superego" | 3.2016

The easiest way to describe Austin-based Leach's sound is "like TV On The Radio took a bunch of acid."

"Superego" is an absolutely trippy track, and it caught my attention pretty much the instant I heard it. [...]


hillydilly: "What I do" | 2.2016

There's a lot, a lot of background meaning going on with this new track from Austin's Leach—the first from his upcoming debut album titled Millennial Spirituals that'll be out March 15. He describes the track as being "what happens when two people are so devoted to one another that the devotion begins to seem worshipful more than complementary", but he adds as well that's there's a possibility for light to shine through, whether or not that'll turn said relationship well. Either way, though, "What I Do" stands as an enormously heavy, falsetto-rich piece that calls on a variety of effects to get its point across, and, as the first of two singles to come from the debut body of work, we're eager as hell to see what all the future material can be. [...]

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ovrld: "Leach’s Millennial Spirituals is a Beautiful Take on Transitions"

Where Stuart Leach, who performs as Leach, truly excels as a musician is in earning the swell, time and time again: the gentle and earnest dedication to a mood, the purity of sentiment in lyrics that balance precise human moments with elements of surreal abstraction, which build from a quiet and unrushed loveliness into a grand expression, a swell of melancholy or love–or most often a melancholy sort of love–that holds the listener still and breathing heavy. Leach lives for the swell. [...]