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22

Jul

The Amazing Snakeheads - Amphetamine Ballads

The intensity of The Amazing Snakeheads’ songs is equally matched by their accessibility. They’re a post-punk band at heart, and the darkness of their skronky blues style occasionally harkens back to the grayish tones of early ’80s Manchester

The Amazing Snakeheads - Amphetamine Ballads

The intensity of The Amazing Snakeheads’ songs is equally matched by their accessibility. They’re a post-punk band at heart, and the darkness of their skronky blues style occasionally harkens back to the grayish tones of early ’80s Manchester

21

Jul

DEEP WEB: The Legacy of Death Grips
Album of the Week: Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty

Lese Majesty presents an entirely new progression for Shabazz Palaces, as well as their most complex work to date. A nearly seamless piece of music comprising seven suites with titles like “Palace War Council Meeting” and “High Climb to the Gallows,” Lese Majesty feels impenetrable by design. It’s an intricate piece of work that doesn’t reveal itself so readily or easily

Album of the Week: Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty

Lese Majesty presents an entirely new progression for Shabazz Palaces, as well as their most complex work to date. A nearly seamless piece of music comprising seven suites with titles like “Palace War Council Meeting” and “High Climb to the Gallows,” Lese Majesty feels impenetrable by design. It’s an intricate piece of work that doesn’t reveal itself so readily or easily

18

Jul

BadBadNotGood - III

After a while, trying to separate the record’s influences becomes (happily) pointless. It’s much more rewarding to simply enjoy III as the re-convergence of two once-intertwined genres and leave it at that.

BadBadNotGood - III

After a while, trying to separate the record’s influences becomes (happily) pointless. It’s much more rewarding to simply enjoy III as the re-convergence of two once-intertwined genres and leave it at that.

17

Jul

Treble’s Top 100 Metal Albums
Mortals - Cursed to See the Future:

On Cursed to See the Future, Mortals present themselves not so much as a traditional black metal  — or doom, or thrash — band, but rather one with a lot of ideas and few perimeters to fence them in.

Mortals - Cursed to See the Future:

On Cursed to See the Future, Mortals present themselves not so much as a traditional black metal  — or doom, or thrash — band, but rather one with a lot of ideas and few perimeters to fence them in.

16

Jul

Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business

Morrissey has neither the hide nor patience for negotiation; in its place are snappish broadsides so simple-minded people far less intelligent than Morrissey could whip them up, alongside a smaller number of real insights.

Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business

Morrissey has neither the hide nor patience for negotiation; in its place are snappish broadsides so simple-minded people far less intelligent than Morrissey could whip them up, alongside a smaller number of real insights.

15

Jul

Reigning Sound - Shattered

Their sound is tighter than on previous Reigning Sound releases, and there’s a more soulful bent present throughout the record that complements these blues tracks wonderfully.

Reigning Sound - Shattered

Their sound is tighter than on previous Reigning Sound releases, and there’s a more soulful bent present throughout the record that complements these blues tracks wonderfully.

Album of the Week: Mutilation Rites - Harbinger

Even more than its predecessor, Harbinger sounds like the work of an airtight unit, or more accurately, four musicians who have honed their skills over time, and sound stronger as a band than they did before. As much classic black metal aesthetic seeps into their approach, Mutilation Rites’ songs feel more fleshed out and beefier than many of the genre’s sacred lo-fi scrolls.

Album of the Week: Mutilation Rites - Harbinger

Even more than its predecessor, Harbinger sounds like the work of an airtight unit, or more accurately, four musicians who have honed their skills over time, and sound stronger as a band than they did before. As much classic black metal aesthetic seeps into their approach, Mutilation Rites’ songs feel more fleshed out and beefier than many of the genre’s sacred lo-fi scrolls.

09

Jul

Beginner’s Guide: Aphex Twin