Below the House
Planning For Burial - Below the House
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Based on 25 ratings
2017 Ratings: #281
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This is a fully realised project, enshrouded in frost and fury, and all of the passion will seep into your psyche when you let it enfold you into its powerful gloom.

Mar 29, 2017
Long-date post-rock explorers Planing For Burial return with another cold and bleak record that sees the band dwelling once again in that same kind of over-bearing melancholy that could be found on some of their best releases. Below the House is far from a unique, original work, but it contains some truly great moments that open themselves like delicate shells with a sea of endless sorrow and grief inside. The best cuts here do possess an immense power, mixing both heavy, distorted guitar ... read more
Mar 18, 2017
Very nice post-rock album that manages to create a very thick atmosphere in my opinion. The songwriting can feel a little predictable at times, but the experience of listening to this thing front to back is as intense as it is mesmerising, worth a try for sure.
Jul 3, 2017
Below the House is an odd grab-bag of an album. "Whiskey and Wine" starts the album off with its metal guitars and loud vocals and adds some drone and whispers in "Threadbare" and "Somewhere in the Evening." So far so good, but then the band throws us "Warmth of You" which sounds almost radio friendly; this is a pop song, a hard rocking one, but a pop song nonetheless. We then get two ambient drone tracks back to back in the middle of this album, I guess ... read more
Mar 25, 2017
There's some very nice moments, and it's a strong album as a whole with atmosphere that can get as solid as a brick wall, but also very soft. It has a nice flow to it really.
Track List
  1. Whiskey and Wine
  2. Threadbare
  3. Somewhere In the Evening
  4. Warmth of You
  5. Past Lives
  6. (Something)
  7. Dull Knife pt. I
  8. Dull Knife pt. II
  9. Below the House
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Added on: January 4, 2017