I did take away the most from the ... read more
There totally could've been a world where this sound blew up and turned the early 1980s into a factory for ... read more
I think the reason for this is I used to never really have much respect for MBV as a band. "Loveless" seemed just like a collection of abstract, noisy songs, and I had always felt like other bands (America's Swirlies and Should, the UK's Slowdive) had done the genre and style better. I also used to get irritated when someone would suggest this album was the pinnacle of the genre, as though everything done after was worse.
While ... read more
"War Metal" and RABM music are not styles of black metal I've ever explored before. This is not out of a lack of interest, however -- I will say much of it comes from the fact that there are so many potential avenues to jump into it, and so many albums I've come across that've piqued my interest that it leaves me wondering, "Where do I even start?"
So obviously, when ... read more
Snowy sent me this two weeks ago, and I really should have gotten to this much earlier because it's quite good! It's a lot of dynamic indie rock and pop with a focus on strong melodies and a consistently warm atmosphere. It feels incredibly lively and carefully thought-out in all of the best ways, and I really like the singing on here (from all voices). This is a band that knows what they're shooting for, and they do it quite well!
I realize I don't have too much to share, ... read more