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Xenophanes
Emeritus
January 2nd 2013


10666 Comments


This was really boring if I remember correctly. All the songs are weirdly uplifting and sappy to the point where it just sounds silly. I want old Hammock back.

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SeaAnemone
January 2nd 2013


20970 Comments


xeno hits nails on heads
this is like a 2 or a 2.5

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alachlahol
January 2nd 2013


7515 Comments


most liekly a 5 if you havent heard other hammock, probly a 4.5 if you have

Ponton
Emeritus
January 2nd 2013


5820 Comments


why are we still rating things in 2013

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minty901
January 2nd 2013


2084 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

isn't all of hammock's stuff "weirdly uplifting and sappy"? this sounds the same as raising your voice... to me

Xenophanes
Emeritus
January 2nd 2013


10666 Comments


Honestly, no. A lot of their stuff has darker tones, or at least sounds more mysterious. This sounds like the shit that would play over every motivational PSA ever. And it all sounds like the same fucking song, too. And that sucks because this albums is really, really fucking long. Alright I'm dropping my rating.

minty901
January 2nd 2013


2084 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

everything you describe i would attribute to raising your voice... as well. only thing is it doesn't really bother me. i can't pick out individual songs in any of their albums but the overall niceness of it pleases my ears in the background. i don't pay too much attention to the music when i listen to hammock so maybe that's why i'm not so critical of them.

alachlahol
January 2nd 2013


7515 Comments


false listener is what you are

alachlahol
January 2nd 2013


7515 Comments


'i just put bands on but dont listen to them'

thats you

Xenophanes
Emeritus
January 2nd 2013


10666 Comments


"don't pay too much attention to the music when i listen to hammock"

So if you aren't paying attention to the music when you listen to their music, then what the hell are you paying attention to? The cover art?

alachlahol
January 2nd 2013


7515 Comments


mintys bein real fresh in this thread as staff i believe it is your duty to ban him

minty901
January 2nd 2013


2084 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

as in i have it on in the background. im not sitting there and picking it apart. im getting on with my day and enjoying some ambient music in the background rather than silence. i enjoy having it on while doing other things or while falling asleep, but i'm not focusing on it. pretty simple notion really, background music.

Ponton
Emeritus
January 2nd 2013


5820 Comments


could jam this in a private elevator

CK
January 2nd 2013


4952 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Might change the rating to a 4 due to the first disc being filled with a lot of unnecessary stuff, but the second disc is still truly amazing.

"isn't all of hammock's stuff "weirdly uplifting and sappy"? this sounds the same as raising your voice... to me"

Maybe They Will Sing For Us Tomorrow: a lot of the songs there are pretty sad, same with the Chasing Shadows outtakes; also, listen to The Sleepover Series, the first half is pretty dark

RosaParks
January 2nd 2013


15050 Comments


boring album i agree with xeno sweet

CK
January 2nd 2013


4952 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

why do people on this site rarely use full sentences yeh sweet agreed m/

RosaParks
January 2nd 2013


15050 Comments


caring about grammar in comments m/

zaruyache
January 13th 2013


7419 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Album rules you guys must just be soulless heathens incapable of feeling the heavenliness of this record.

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Keyblade
January 13th 2013


15436 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

agrieved m/

btw nice dig...didn't know fauna had a new album

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Drummerboy123
January 13th 2013


2423 Comments


Some REALLY good songs on here, but most can be overlooked due to the length of the record. I found myself getting tedious of the "post-rock" sound near the end of the first disc.

Not sure how to feel overall yet. Gonna keep it at a steady 3.5 for now.



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