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By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 15, 2013 7:00PM

Photo by Troy Moth

We're told Hospital Ships began as a bedroom recording project and while the new album Destruction In Yr Soul sees lead Ship Jordan Geiger bringing on a full band sound the results still carry the air of someone working on every detail in solitary. Each song carries the impression that Geiger has toiled over each change and scouted out each possible direction for his songs to take in order to ensure nothing falls off the path. But the lovely thing about this approach is that when he hands these well thought out pieces to a ful band he allows space to enter the arrangements, and an organic give and take appears that breathes true life into the compositions.

These are brought to life because Geiger allows his work to grow through multiple fingers and limbs; through his ability to relinquish some measure of control, to escape the singular, he breaks out of comfortable orbit and allows his music to grow exponentially larger. Each song sprouts into something that feels as if it's sprouted from something simple and controlled to transform into something of gradually building complexity and beauty.

Hospital Ships has escaped the bedroom to become a full band but the vision remains singular while the results are gloriously expansive.

MP3: Hospital Ships "Come Back To Life"

Hospital Ships play Sunday, June 16, at The Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western, 7 p.m. $3, 21+