Circle Takes the Square Decompositions: Volume Number One
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danielito19
May 8th 2015


9999 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

ATRU kills this, the songwriting is so muted here

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Artuma
May 8th 2015


24317 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

muted? hell no (it's not atru level but still)



people really need to learn to judge this without constant atru comparisons

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danielito19
May 8th 2015


9999 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

the songwriting is very muted. gone are the sidewinder song structures and in their place are much more standard repetitious verse-chorus tracks.

Artuma
May 8th 2015


24317 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

that applies to, umm, almost none of the songs on here

danielito19
May 8th 2015


9999 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

eh I didn't have a better way to describe it, but there are definitely more hooks and more standard songwriting on this. it's less interesting structurally than the dynamic songs presented on atru.



and yeah they made a classic album so their work will be judged by that standard. deal w it.

danielito19
May 8th 2015


9999 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

plus one of the things i loved about atru, the absolutely alien guitar tones, are gone here. i've seriously never heard guitars with that tone besides on atru

YakNips
May 8th 2015


17723 Comments


art i will listen to this again for u but idk man

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wacknizzle
May 8th 2015


14385 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

It rules dood

chinesewhispers
May 8th 2015


3560 Comments


It's not that they've become less interesting (to me at least), it's just a little less all-over-the-place than ATRU and more smoothed-out, seamless. Rather than jarring transitions between soft and heavy, they tiptoe the line a bit more on here, which if you ask me, is kind of a good thing.

CK
May 8th 2015


6104 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

"thing is there is literally no point listening to this when ATRU exists"



Still a decent album

SnakeDelilah
May 8th 2015


15615 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

in their place are much more standard repetitious verse-chorus tracks.






lolno

trackbytrackreviews
July 25th 2016


2911 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I had forgotten about this, I remember the only track I ended up listening to a lot was North Star Inverted



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