Flood

Boris - Flood
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2000 Ratings: #9
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WhatTheFunk
82
"Noise, as when a wave of the loud-resounding sea thundereth on the long beach, and the deep roareth." (Homer's Iliad, Book II, 2.210)

"Flood" is monumental in a discography that is
already very eclectic. "Flood" is cataclysm. "Flood" is the end of everything. The end of your uncertainties, your worries, your daily joys, your failed hopes... The fateful conclusion of your existence under the torrents of a monstrous aquatic disaster that will take ... read more
Plats
98
I'm so goddamn stoked to be finally binging this band! Holy shit!

Journal Thing!:

"Flood" starts off with some continuously layering guitar loops that I initially thought dragged on a bit. But that's before it ends with these haunting walls of percussion, signifying that there might be a storm coming. But before that, we transition into the second phase. The soothing, chorus-soaked guitars ooze the aquatic theme the album artwork hints at. It feels calm... too calm... and it's very, ... read more
LilGatorade
92
๐“จ๐“ธ๐“พ๐“ป ๐“ฃ๐“ฒ๐“ถ๐“ฎ ๐“—๐“ช๐“ผ ๐“’๐“ธ๐“ถ๐“ฎ... ๐“›๐“ฎ๐“ฝ ๐“ฃ๐“ฑ๐“ฎ ๐“•๐“ต๐“ธ๐“ธ๐“ญ ๐““๐“ป๐“ฒ๐“ฏ๐“ฝ ๐“จ๐“ธ๐“พ ๐“๐”€๐“ช๐”‚

I decided to revisit this album today for a second listen, not knowing there was an actual flood approaching my neighborhood. Midway through the album, I received a flood warning on my phone. If you’ve ever gotten one of these you’d know the chills that rattle down your spine from the noise it makes. Anyway, There are ... read more
amygoodall
100
good
rika_
100
EDIT: i can't stop coming back to this album, man. everything about it. dropping 100 on it, you can't tell me what to do

amazing how this album can go from making you fear for your life in the first track to making you feel warm and right at home with the second, then really triumphant in the third and simply calming with the fourth. it's probably better to think of this as one long piece rather than four tracks, though, as they're all clearly meant to transition into each other perfectly and ... read more
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Added on: August 16, 2014