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Ratchet & Clank: Inktrans’ At Last.

Leading off with a Bandcamp description isn’t going to win me a Pulitzer, but Inktrans’ profile simply saying “nostalgic!” is too good to pass up on. The four-song At Last. release offers some sweet melancholy via straightforward songs backed by far more fidgety electronic sounds. Opener “hjmr” sways back and forth, but it is the woozier touches on the edges that make it a touch more interesting than similar pop-adjacent projects, while “Lp” transforms a stroll into a clattering number that feels even more wrenching. Nothing wrong with a simple pop song, but sometimes hearing it done against an off-kilter backdrop is all you need for it to really shine. Get it here, or listen below.