Oakland is thirsty for a band like Stranger Than Fact to show us how to write competent songs outside of our normal boxes. While Xania switches seamlessly from from guitar to keyboard, the songs remain dark and complex. Heavy fuzz pedals and haunting keyboards define their sound while each song has the ability to sound much different from the next. While some tracks lend the listener to quiet reflection, others are very danceable. This is a must buy for any underground east bay collection.