Julez’s “Lookin’ Through You” inhabits the gauzy garage rock by way of the Jesus and Mary Chain via a slightly country rock vibe that much of the best work of Mazzy Star lives in. That is to also admit all three’s obvious debt to The Velvet Underground. It’s got a that weightless, but grounded sound covered. The crunchiest guitar sounds this side of straight out distortion and vocals that sing out like a psiren’s song, “Lookin’ Through You” belongs on every mixtape that you should make in case you find yourself in a desert in the middle of the night.
The dreaded hopefulness that haunts the track is thick but gives the song an edge that is hard to ignore or not to be drawn to. Definitely an inspired sound to say the least.