Love Exchange Failure

White Ward - Love Exchange Failure
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2019 Ratings: #62
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White Ward brings up something more unique than the usual of the genre with Love Exchange Failure, where blackgaze meets jazz sections inspired directly from film noir, with really touching and cathartic moments sparsed throughout the record.


The record provides a great atmosphere, which the debut White Ward record, in my opinion, didn't have, and also some awesome composing and sax work. The blend between blackgaze, jazz and now post-metal is even better than it was on Futility Report; the album creates such a great and in some way enormous atmosphere and mood that holds throughout the whole thing that it'd be unfair to not love this record just for this. I will say though - the record definitely became more blackgaze and less just ... read more


I've been diving down a blackgaze journey and have been enjoying it so far. I have full reviews coming for some discographies, but I'll say that this album really worked for me on first listen.

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Track List

  1. Love Exchange Failure
  2. Poisonous Flowers of Violence
  3. Dead Heart Confession
  4. Shelter
  5. No Cure for Pain
  6. Surfaces and Depths
  7. Uncanny Delusions
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Added on: September 21, 2019