Album Review: "Descent" by Leslie Hunt 9/10

Leslie Hunt


Spirit of Unicorn Music/Cherry Red Records

Producer: Christian Matthew Cullen

A residual goal of embarking on a solo project is to make a statement that stands apart from one’s primary band. The District 97 frontwoman accomplishes that on this tight EP, focusing more on economy than extensive improvisation. But that’s not to say Hunt’s message is any less compelling. Check out the funky social commentary of “Again & Again,” the self-reflective “Big White Flag,” the  samba-like “These Days” or the spiritually nurturing “Quiet Mind” to hear a singer-songwriter with a powerful musical vision.