Nevada-based dream pop duo Object X, comprised of the talented father-daughter duo Greg and Rachael Fuhs, has unfurled their captivating debut album, “Infinite Nothing.” This ethereal journey through the realms of dream pop, shoegaze, and dark wave is an intricate tapestry of emotive vocals, rich soundscapes, and contemplative lyricism. The album commences with “Insomnia,” an atmospheric opener that sets the tone with the ticking of a grandfather clock, inviting listeners into an hour-long exploration of the human spirit. Each track seamlessly flows into the next, creating a cohesive sonic experience that encapsulates the album’s overarching theme of existential reflection.
The lead single, “Deep Dark Down,” stands out as a cinematic masterpiece, adorned with Rachael’s haunting vocals and Greg’s intricate instrumentation. The song delves into introspective lyricism, painting a vivid picture of the album’s central theme. Rachael’s voice, at once ethereal and evocative, guides the listener through dreamlike landscapes, making it a standout track that showcases the duo’s musical prowess. “Bottomless Pit,” “Rise and Fall,” and “Still Falling” further demonstrate Object X’s versatility, with each track offering a unique sonic journey. The dreamy arrangements, combined with Greg’s thoughtful lyrics, create an immersive experience that transcends the conventional boundaries of dream pop.
“Infinite Nothing” is not merely an album but a sonic odyssey that explores the intricacies of the human experience. Tracks like “Out of Place” and “Anonymous Star” showcase the duo’s ability to craft dreamscapes that are both haunting and inviting. Rachael’s vocals, reminiscent of dream pop legends, intertwine seamlessly with Greg’s instrumentals, creating a captivating synergy. Object X may be an obscure dreamgaze duo in the vast musical landscape, but “Infinite Nothing” asserts their significance. Greg Fuhs aptly captures the essence of the album, stating, “Object X is merely an obscure dreamgaze duo, and we Earthlings are but a tiny speck in the universe, yet this album seems to confirm that somehow all of us may matter just a little bit after all.” With this debut, Object X has crafted a work of art that transcends the boundaries of dream pop, leaving an indelible mark on the listener’s soul.