Album Review: Gaerea — “Mirage”

Gaerea - Mirage

I still think that one of my favorite, if not my actual favorite, moments on the Audio Thing is the episode we did way back in 2018 (back when I was just a fan as opposed to a contributor), where Vince made everyone listen to Gaerea’s Unsettling Whispers, and everyone else on the call ruthlessly clowned him for it.  Okay, maybe my memory is exaggerating it a bit, but I still think about that episode for a lot of reasons.  Not least of which is, despite the fact that I like to see Vince get clowned on, it prompted me to check out Gaerea for the first time, and I was actually quite impressed.  Needless to say, this is a band that has only gotten better with time, and Mirage proves that unquestioningly.

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