Protomartyr - Consolation
Consolation
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laz456
80
I love this freaking band.
chunderz
76
It can seem a little abrasive at times, but the jolted and chaotic feel of Protomartyr's EP, 'Consolation' is still every bit as enjoyable as their previous release.

Favourite tracks: Same Face in a Different Mirror, Wheel of Fortune
72
Protomartyr returns after not even a year away with a very Arsty, yet still just as gloomy E.P. And no, it's certainly not terrible.  Like I said, with some very suave performances and obtuse horns, this is a completely new side to the band.  But because it's just such a small sampling of this sound, I don't know if I'm completely into it yet.  Hell, I don't even know if Protomartyr themselves are completely behind it.  But for now it seems like an interesting direction to ... read more
71
The political lyrics are drowned out by noisy percussion. I was hoping for a more colorful and fast paced album similar to the band's previous album. A bit disappointing when I loved Relatives in Descent so much, but its still listenable.
vivianabonura
65
Con Consolation E.P. la band post-punk Protomartyr continua la propria ricerca, intrapresa con l’album precedente, della verità in un mondo sempre più oscuro, coinvolgendoci in una raffica intensa che vede la band fare leva nella voce dolce-amara di Kelley Deal dei The Breeders come ospite nelle ultime due tracce. All’interno del progetto si ergono grandi chitarre e bassi pesanti, ai quali si aggiungono occasionalmente nuovi elementi come gli strumenti orchestrali, ... read more
rika_
65
fav tracks: wait, wheel of fortune
least fav track: same face in a different mirror
itsyahboinoah
65
A nice follow up ep from one of the most consistent post-punk acts out right now
nize
65
Opening snoozers, finishing bangers..Fuck.
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