John Latta lends us his ear on his blog, liking the danger tape, some mid-ground reads, worried (we too) over irony, static, debris, noise. All that plus the cover's own fashion shoot.
I'm just grinding cousin:
[1619, 'the whole creation, the universe,' from L.L. systema 'an arrangement, system,' from Gk. systema 'organized whole, body,' from syn- 'together', (sun- 'with') + root of histanai 'cause to stand']