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TheBarber
May 2nd 2014


2919 Comments


"Swans=overrated; great album but not a 5"

who gives a fuck though?

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TheBarber
May 6th 2014


2919 Comments


t/t is such a surreal trip

LordePots
May 6th 2014


16834 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Swans=overrated; great album but not a 5





true



calm down barber and gwyn

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Gwyn.
May 6th 2014


15654 Comments


I agree it isn't a 5 but users just coming outta nowhere being like hey sup this band is overrated yaknow and not even saying anything else is just annoying, I also hate the word overrated

He didn't even post anything afterwards too lol

menawati
Contributing Reviewer
May 6th 2014


16389 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

and its going to get much worse very soon eh

menawati
Contributing Reviewer
May 6th 2014


16389 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

i got about 15 mins in to the to be kind stream, does it pick up further in ?

Gwyn.
May 6th 2014


15654 Comments


Still haven't heard

I've had the 96kbps leak for a while now but for some reason I never bothered, I'll probably get it in higher quality before I try it

emester
May 6th 2014


5948 Comments


It gets WAY better mena. It really blows the seer (at least the 1st disk of the seer) out of the goddamn water

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menawati
Contributing Reviewer
May 6th 2014


16389 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Oh ok ill try it again then its just that 2hrs looked a bit daunting at that point as it was sounding repetitive and not really gong anywhere much.



I hope it's better than this album tho, Seer frustrated me bcos whenever i heard a bit that was building into something i liked it snatched it away.

oltnabrick
May 6th 2014


33275 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I'm waiting to listen again until I get my vinyl in the mail.

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TheBarber
May 6th 2014


2919 Comments


waiting for my cd in the mail, dug the "single" A Little God In My Hands (swans get funky now basicly)
Mena try The Great Annihilator (post-punk swans) or Filth/Cop (dirty swans), those are a lot shorter and surely easier to get into than Seer or Soundtracks

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
May 6th 2014


22844 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

im liking the new one a lot more than this

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LordePots
May 6th 2014


16834 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I agree it isn't a 5 but users just coming outta nowhere being like hey sup this band is overrated yaknow and not even saying anything else is just annoying, I also hate the word overrated





he also said he thinks the album is great but not a 5 which is about 3 times as much elaboration as half the userbase will go into on this site. most just stop at "overrated"



but i do agree the term overrated is retarded, its basically just holding statistics to some sort of personal standard which is fucking dumb

yourgodisinferior
May 6th 2014


1601 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Mother of the World is so entrancing

NakedSnake
May 6th 2014


576 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

I fucking love mother of the world.



I feel like I'm not going to like to bd kind as much as everyone else is. Everyone is saying how it eclipses the seer, but I really haven't gotten that feeling at all based on what I've heard so far, but I've only heard previews and a few songs so far, so.

TheBarber
May 6th 2014


2919 Comments


agreed on the overrated topic, the way he threw the it I couldn't care less to the point that I had to signify it (fairly useless I know), as for the whole this isn't a 5 I've never believed in numbers talking about music so whatev. I pretty much really dig this album and I couldn't see why it would be absurd for somebody loving this to the point of it being one of his faves

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
May 6th 2014


22844 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

mother of the world is easily my fav here

LordePots
May 6th 2014


16834 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

as for the whole this isn't a 5 I've never believed in numbers talking about music so whatev.




if there was one thing leaving sputnik for a while was a breath of fresh air from it was not thinking about music in numerical values haha.



but yeah, numbers, fuck it, i had like 300 5's on my old account, ppl got upset sometimes

Gwyn.
May 6th 2014


15654 Comments


he also said he thinks the album is great but not a 5 which is about 3 times as much elaboration as half the userbase will go into on this site. most just stop at "overrated"

but i do agree the term overrated is retarded, its basically just holding statistics to some sort of personal standard which is fucking dumb


He said that this record specifically was great, he said the band was overrated and didn't say why

but yea I agree, the worst thing about the word is that the people who use seem to automatically assume that soemthing is liked for x reason when there's no way they know why something is liked because there are literally dozens of reasons why somebody would like something and it's usually only ever used with records A LOT of people like, and when they're not assuming shit they're basically just saying that it's overrated because a lot of people happen to like it which is completely fucking absurd

zakalwe
May 6th 2014


11483 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

I'm going to give this another go hopefully this time round I won't feel like I'm being laughed at by the musicati taking the piss by playing overlong drivel.



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