Although their group name and album title are pretty cringe-worthy, Ho99o9 created a very solid experimental hip hop/punk album, reminiscent of Show Me The Body's Corpus tape from March, in United States of Horror.
With this being my introduction to the group, I have to say that I was impressed with their ability to do a great job of combining hip hop and punk cohesively, better than any other "punk rap" projects which hold that name loosely. Granted, the majority of the project is ... read more
The shoegaze genre is one that made absolutely no sense to me when I was initially introduced to it. Why even use guitars if you're going to use to much reverb? And why sing so softly, I can't understand the vocals! However, after a few listens of some of the more popular shoegaze albums, I eventually fell head over heels for the genre. Everything about it captivated me, from the complex and layered songs of My Bloody Valentine, the ethereal dream pop from Slowdive, to the heavily ... read more