SLIFT - Ummon
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 90 ratings
2020 Ratings: #100
Liked by 9 people
February 28, 2020 / Release Date
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Vicious Circle / Label
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psych-space-rock power trio delivers a big sound. good balance to the songs and lots of inventive guitar runs. get ready to rock because they are. also, now I have something to go next to Slint in my record collection.

On 'Ummon', SLIFT delivers an incredibly detailed, intense and larger than life, heavy psychedelic space rock gem. It's an album where I don't think words can do it much justice, you just have to listen to it yourself and get lost in its many intricacies, soundscapes and movements which fill up the 72 minute run time of the album and make it genuinely feel like it's half that length.
Slift - Ummon
Genre : Space Rock, Stoner Rock, Garage Rock.

1. Hyperion ----- TOP SONG
2. It's Coming... ----- TOP SONG
3. Citadel On A Satellite ----- TOP SONG
4. Lions, Tigers And Bears ----- TOP SONG
5. Ummon ----- TOP SONG
6. Dark Was Space, Cold Were The Stars
7. Aurore aux confins
8. Thousand Helmets Of Gold
9. Son Dông's Cavern
10. Altitude Lake
11. Sonar
Keep in mind this is a really high 7 for me, and I do definitely recommend this for fans of heavy psych, stoner metal and space rock. That being said, if this album was able to keep the energy going into the second half (and maybe had a little more structure to the songwriting), with would've easily gotten an 8. Unfortunately, those elements keep me from enjoying the album as much as I could've.

But since apparently my reviews all have to have some sort of contradiction in them, I see a lot of ... read more
want the real kick back spicy rock songs of foals such as the more chaotic parts of WWD or inhaler? want quieter vocals? Boy do I think if found a perfect record for you. I was introduced to this by music icon matt Wilkinson and without hearing any of it both the name and cover intrigued me. who is this person? is he a person? was he so drawn too ?
while listening to this record I was left jaw dropped like our dear friend on the cover, I loved it and I was drawn into this psychotic such world ... read more
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Track List

  1. Ummon
  2. It's Coming...
  3. Thousand Helmets of Gold
  4. Citadel on a Satellite
  5. Hyperion
  6. Altitude Lake
  7. Sonar
  8. Dark Was Space, Cold Were the Stars
  9. Aurore aux confins
  10. Son Dông's Cavern
  11. Lions, Tigers and Bears
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Added on: January 18, 2020