Sturgill Simpson’s ‘Sound & Fury’ is a blood-soaked anime masterpiece

Sound & FuryListeners longing to hear Simpson croon over soft acoustic strings, ride a space turtle through hallucinations, or meditate on fatherhood are out of luck. They also already have records where he does that. is the latest stage in the alt-country troubadours continuing evolution. What once walked out of the water and developed a knack for traditional country has become a pissed off, guitar-soloing monster of rock n roll. High Top MountainMetamodern Sounds in Country MusicA Sailors Guide to EarthSimpson finally commits his live sound to record on Part Queens of the Stone Age desert rock, part 80s Gary Numan dance freakout, simultaneously serves as his most straightforward and most daring album.Sound & FuryOn its own merits, is one …