Just across the Hudson, tucked between the Lincoln and Holland tunnels, is Hoboken, NJ. A less frenetic, friendlier version of New York City, Hoboken still functions as sort of a microcosm of Manhattan with its restaurants, galleries, and vibrant music scene. Just like Hoboken, ARTWORK reflects the sometimes opposing forces and surprising beauty of the big city. On “Skies” gnarled guitars and stomping drums give way to a coasting melody with blissed out vocals and twee lyrics reminiscent of Owl City. But just as soon as you begin to get lulled into submission, in comes a menacing, spoken word bridge to upset the calm. On “Casting Stones” staccato guitars, blasts of distortion, thrashing drums, and whirls of synths create a decidedly more turbulent vibe. “I’ll set the world in flames,” singer Darren Fisher promises. True, but they’ll also provide the salve to soothe the burn.