Earth 2: Special Low Frequency Version

Earth - Earth 2: Special Low Frequency Version
Critic Score
Based on 1 review
User Score
Based on 215 ratings
1993 Ratings: #54
Liked by 14 people
February 3, 1993 / Release Date
LP / Format
Sub Pop / Label
Earth, Stuart Hallerman / Producer
Drone Metal, Drone / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
AllMusic
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.
BradTasteMusic
100
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
KIDWITHGUNs
90
Nothing happened
soundworld
85
It’s an auditory journey depicting getting slowly consumed & grinded to bits in the abyss of infinity. Your only solace is that you get to meditate and imagine some REALLY trippy scenarios, as your soul gets violated by the frequency of Satan himself.

By the end - you either resist and are left with a very shitty taste, or let go and let the shit drown you: in order for your mind to come out clean on the other side.

Humans are the weirdest beings, I swear.

8.5/10
oppressedwaifu
30
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

Sorry…
hmj
NR
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
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