K Sera has held that pesky "up-and-coming" title for a few years now - a good headline to have, but not a banner to cling to forever. On Collisions and Near Misses, we hear a band perfecting their craft and maturing into a professional and worthy act.
The swanky vibe and theatrics we've come to expect are as present as ever, though the band has picked up some new tricks as well. There's been a notable increase in aggression, which works wonders on tracks like "Near Misses" and "Ambien." No matter the speed, everything sounds big and epic - foot-tappers like "True Enough To Be Interesting" hold the same weight as ballads like "St. Peter (Better Than Yours),"...[read more]