Tuesday, November 30, 2010
This UK band gets a good amount of hate from black metal traditionalists, so in other words they're interesting and absolutely worth checking out. Somewhat atmospheric and definitely progressive, with some interesting use of flutes and violin among other instruments. Summertide's Approach is a standout track.
Monday, November 29, 2010
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
This may be old news to most of you but I do know that some of you still haven't had the pleasure to experience this band. Russian Circles is a sort of post-rock/instrumental/progressive type band but really have a sound of their own with an exceptional rhythm section. Their latest album, Geneva, starts of with a tension building first song and drops right into a "holy shit that was awesome" second track that instantly wins your appreciation. The rest of the album is quite diverse and enjoyable all the way through. Do make sure you listen to the whole album in one listen. It may not be as heavy and technical as the other albums posted on this blog but just as potent. And they're a three piece. Check it out. chiiiiiii
Named after a song on the first Naked City album, FTF hail from Canada and can at their most basic level be described as grindcore. I put it this way because aside from the vocal style and fast chug chords they depart from what most would think of grindcore with melodic riffs, as well as slower doomy and mid tempo southern type stoner riffs. Usually when i listen to a grindcore band I give it a listen or two, appreciate it, and then don't usually listen to it again, unless it's Pig Destroyer...and now Fuck the Facts.
Made available by the University of Michigan, you can now download the complete organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach has undeniably influenced every band you influenced, whether you, or even they know it. Well worth having in your music collection.