Earth 2: Special Low Frequency Version

Earth - Earth 2: Special Low Frequency Version
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Based on 158 ratings
1993 Ratings: #53
Liked by 7 people
February 3, 1993 / Release Date
LP / Format
Sub Pop / Label
Drone Metal, Drone / Genres
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If Carlson and his bassist du jour, in this case Dave Harwell, weren't quite Sub Pop's answer to the ranges of U.K. guitar extremism from the likes of Godflesh, Main, and Skullflower, Earth still came pretty darn close to it, creating a record even the Melvins would find weird.
I was in a dusty, dry desert. I couldn’t see anything that was ahead of me. I would constantly flash in and out of reality into strange illusive states. I would occasionally see people with me but I didn’t know who they were or where they came from. Constantly I would imagine things that weren’t there until eventually I was dragged away from the people around me and I passed out in the desert from lack of recources. It was a calm death.

My mind went through a meditation ... read more
Nothing happened
edit: it grew ha.
explanation: if there's one drone metal album that just doesn't fail to bring my mind away, it's this one. the deep meditative state and atmosphere this record creates is unreal. I sleep very often to this and, unlike sunn 0)) or most Boris records, this just focuses on one sounds and doesn't distract you from it. genius.

(Original score 19) Look, I know I'm going to receive shit tons of backlash for having the audacity of not enjoying such a thing, but like, excuse me, what ... read more
This has got to be the most overrated album of all time…

Horrible audio that's left me with a numbing headache and the riffs leave me largely unsatisfied

Do I see the appeal? Sure (I mean…I guess if you love drone metal to an unknowingly large extent)…But that doesn't make it any less unlistenable for me

Ladies and Gentlemen, ambient metal at it's finest.

Usually with ambient records I have some sort of story or experience or anything of interest. But for this one, this was a different type of experience. I was on my way to Wellington, which from where I live is about a 5 hour drive. So, I decided that I'd load up some albums that I've never heard before to see if they were up my alley or not. This album I put on by pure accident, having hit the wrong button on the wrong Spotify playlist. So, ... read more
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Added on: May 20, 2013