Disco Volante

Mr. Bungle - Disco Volante
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Based on 67 ratings
1995 Ratings: #43
October 10, 1995 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warner Bros. / Label
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This album is insane. This is complete insanity and it's beautiful. Genre tags on this album feel useless, this is sonically all over the place. An example is Merry Go Bye Bye, it goes from a pop banger from a metal riff which transitions into harsh noise into the metal riff again. Songs like Carry Stress In The Jaw and Platypus implient jazz in the greatest way possible. The Bends is just a straight up Sound Collage piece about a diving accident and it's fucking excellent. With all these ... read more
i uh... wtf...

my emotions while listening to this album ranged from rolling laughter at the sheer absurdity and uncoventionality of it to utter terror for the exact same reason. Most of my enjoyment from this record came from anticipation of what's going to come next and while it did have a few blissful moments of fantastic compistions i can see this album having a problem with relistens.

also.... 90's ASMR much?
Definitely glad it exists, but I can't really say I'm enjoying the actual music when I listen to it. More the absurdity.
not as good as california but still good
Disco Volante is my favourite album of all time. It's a relentless and mind-bending masterpiece which grabs you right by the ear, never letting go throughout it's runtime.

You can't easily put genre tags onto this album. This album can change genres within seconds. Every song is diverse, hell every section of this album is diverse. These songs are constantly changing minute by minute.

An excellent example is the insane closer Merry Go Bye Bye. This song starts of with a legitimately really ... read more
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Added on: June 22, 2013