Hard to slot this into a specific genre, it’s not very “rock” (not in the least “rawk”), largely (but not exclusively electronic). It’s the sort of record in which choices of “which instrument voices this part” seem driven more by sonic coloration than by personnel. There’s a lot going on if you pay close attention [...]
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12 May 2011 · No Comments
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Preludes makes me think of Metric, not because I Was Totally Destroying It sound like Metric — they mostly don’t, although “Fight/Flight” does a bit — but because Preludes feels like the kind of leap that Metric made between Grow Up And Blow Away and Fantasies: the elements are the same, but everything is in [...]
05 Apr 2011 · No Comments
In places these extremely young Danish punks reminds me powerfully of the proto-Joy Division band Warsaw. Or, more accurately, the band Warsaw might have become if, instead of getting slower and chillier, they’d gotten faster and more abrasive. There’s a crazy physicality to this release; sometimes the band seems to be fighting with itself, using [...]