SLIFT - Ummon
SLIFT
Ummon
83
Mar 23
SLIFT - Ummon
SLIFT
Ummon
83
Mar 23

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Mar 30, 2020
68
It's fun, get it down ya.
Mar 27, 2020
93
A 17 minute epic addressing the most significant event between the atomic bombings of Japan and 9/11, the murder of JFK. Dylan is the person best placed to do a song like this, having been steeped in 60s counterculture from the very beginning - he was there man. The arrangement is haunting and Dylan's lyrics are evocative and dense, listen to it and pick it apart.

The way he talks about pre and post JFK America by referring to jazz and then The Beatles drives home just how night and day ... read more
Mar 19, 2020
65
Decent, well performed traditional folk ballads, but it's too standard for me to be anything better than bearable.
Mar 18, 2020
87
This whole album is great but the title track and the 16 minute 'The Radicalisation of D' are the best folk songs of the decade, with the latter being maybe the best character study song I've ever heard.

Gareth Liddiard is criminally unknown - everything with The Drones, TFS and his solo work demonstrate nothing less than him being one of the best songwriters working right now.
Mar 16, 2020
94
Updated rating: 94.

Listen to this in a dark room, stare at the ceiling and try and pay attention to as much as you can, let yourself be overwhelmed. I hate this word usually but Virgins is truly visceral - this will provoke a physical gut reaction in you.
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Rating Distribution
90-99
 
122

80-89
 
361

70-79
 
170

60-69
 
90

50-59
 
26

40-49
 
14

30-39
 
3

20-29
 
2

10-19
 

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