Human Impact

Human Impact - Human Impact
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 31 ratings
March 13, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Ipecac / Label
Noise Rock / Genres
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Human Impact (consisting of members from Swans, Xiu Xiu, Cop Shoot Cop and Unsane) has remained unnoticed despite the lineup. It's a shame because their debut album is actually impressive. It's a noise rock album that provides some groovy instrumentation, dark, noisy production and some great shouted vocals from Chris Spencer. Definitely check these guys out!

Fav Tracks: E605, Cause, This Dead Sea, Consequences, November, Protester

Least Fav Track: Relax



The kind of debut that has a great deal of standout moments, given just how unique this sound is to me. As I navigated through this LP I found that much of this album is full of unexplored territory for noise rock. Perhaps this is due to my unfamiliarity with Unsane overall, the front-man of which is associated with this new collaboration between himself and rhythm section Chris Pravdica and Phil Puleo of Swans as well as Jim Coleman of Cop Shoot Cop. Given the sheer talent associated with this ... read more


Industrial noise rock supergroup made by members of Unsane, Swans, Cop Shoot Cop and Angels of Light. It sounds like a resultant of the music of those bands. Nothing extraordinary and fresh, but it kicks well.

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Track List

  1. November
  2. E605
  3. Protester
  4. Portrait
  5. Respirator
  6. Cause
  7. Consequences
  8. Relax
  9. Unstable
  10. This Dead Sea
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Added on: December 6, 2019