'Formed in 2010, LORD is a loud trio with a fondness for fret fingering. Inspired by formative progressive rock groups like King Crimson, as well as heavier trends in post rock and modern instrumental music, their sequentially titled 7 song debut “I” presents half an hour of cascading guitars, rattling bass lines, and anxious, algorithmic rhythms.
The group balances their heavier tendencies with interludes that are occasionally curious, occasionally sentimental, and occasionally academic, creating dense music that is equal parts catharsis and exploratory étude.
With a dose of DIY and some consequent rough edges, LORD sounds like what Robert Fripp might sound like if he was his own angry younger brother. “I” was recorded with Robert Bartleson at Haywire Recording in Portland, Oregon in June 2011. Released in August 2011.'