Have a Nice Life - Deathconsciousness
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2008 Ratings: #1
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90
Sputnikmusic

In the case of Deathconsciousness, the emotions and happenings of the life of Antiochus are perfectly captured in the mood of the actual music.

BradTasteMusic
98

Tbh I’m kinda speechless. I had a crazy ascension with this album last night that was reminiscent of my first true appreciation of To Be Kind. I can’t really put words together right now. This album is one that I feel like won’t ever truly click until you understand why it is that the vocals are mixed so low. That was the key for me. Understanding why this was a choice revealed so much about this album and it’s two sides.

Again I’m just forcing words together. I ... read more

Supertartory
100

The nights scare me, a lot. Each night is a struggle to get through alive, to put it bluntly; it would be an understatement to say I don't like the nights yet, I hate sleeping through them. I find my best thoughts come out at night, yet they remain the darkest. I'm not going to lie. I do want to kill myself, quite badly in fact, it's a burning desire that sits with me constantly and never really leaves but, the nights are where it really burns through my skull, leaving a mark, a bruise if you ... read more

exception
100

In an epic double-disc project of pure post punk perfection, Have a Nice Life's Deathconsciousness includes every possible positive quality that I look for in an album. As far as sonic progression goes, HANL executes a perfect build up to a chaotic and very satisfying closer in Earthmover.
Across the many genres displayed here, the band creates a sound that is very melancholy, but it has aggressive characteristics that make it gloomily energetic, and keeping all emotion intact. The whole ... read more

Jonyzismo
100

prolly the album of my life fr

ChemBoy
98

there are no words to describe this work, this album takes you on musical journey to be undertaken lying in the bed and then let yourself be abandoned in your own self-pity.

_MarkM_
90

It took my 13 year old son to point me in the direction of this epic I'd never heard ... how does that work???!!!

Great listening to it together with him for the first time and blown away by the overall sonics that gave my subwoofer a decent workout!

Rating may change on further listens and I suspect it wont be downwards!

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Added on: February 6, 2014