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dannyboy89
February 23rd 2013


11975 Comments


Gotta love the cover art.

BTW, pretty good for a first. A lot of first-timers write very sucky stuff, as mean as that may sound.

CaptainHadouken
February 28th 2013


1960 Comments


Pretty stoked about this.

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
February 28th 2013


10211 Comments


Hmmmmmm I may cover this one!

CaptainHadouken
February 28th 2013


1960 Comments


Oh please do.

Rowan5215
March 1st 2013


26947 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

This promised soooo much more than it delivered. Thought it was going to be something truly spectacular and unique from the way it was hyped up, but then "This Fire" and "When the Night Falls Quiet" just stink it up. White Leaves is freakin' fantastic though, and Liquid Arms, Sirin and Hounds also rule.

Digging: Vestascension - Breaching the Sound

Drummerboy123
March 1st 2013


2360 Comments


I think I'm wearing this out now.

Cipieron
March 2nd 2013


3508 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

already? damn dude

Drummerboy123
March 2nd 2013


2360 Comments


It's like what Rowan says.

There seems to be 1 too many songs that don't live up to the rest on here. And once those great songs have been listened to for long enough. The album starts to get stale.

joshieboy12345
March 14th 2013


5371 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Lanterns is a great tune.

Ziio
March 15th 2013


55 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

It's taken me a bit to appreciate the album after really enjoying the theatrics of their s/t. But it's definitely growing on me, the almost dream-like atmosphere of the album. Ian Kenny is such a fantastic vocalist.

WhiteNoise
March 15th 2013


3171 Comments


I still haven't heard this even though I enjoyed their previous records...

unforgiven89
September 18th 2013


150 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

This is a really good album. There's definitely more of a focus on synths and atmosphere. It sounds post rockish at times. It's not as good as Universes or their Self Titled but still solid.

It's sort of funny how this mirrors Karnivool's new one in a few ways. Both are more atmospheric, have interludes and Boy and Float are pretty similar.

The problem with this is the best songs they've written since their S/T didn't end up on the album. Glowing In The Streets, The Lake, Hornets and Redefining are better than most of the songs here and could've made this possibly their best album. They're crazy for not including them.

joshieboy12345
December 1st 2013


5371 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Listened to this today, so so good.

Rowan5215
December 1st 2013


26947 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Loved this on first listen
Grew off me

WhiteNoise
December 1st 2013


3171 Comments


I hate to be that guy but I'm seeing them open for Muse this weekend...lets just hope they stick to the first three records :/

PistolPete
December 1st 2013


3614 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

They won't

Digging: Banks - Goddess

WhiteNoise
December 2nd 2013


3171 Comments


I know

unforgiven89
January 27th 2014


150 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I actually think their first album is their worst. It's not bad but it's basically a poor man's Universes. And it's definitely Ian Kenny's worst vocal performance.

I really like the post rock/dream rock route they've gone. It really suits Kenny's voice.

PistolPete
January 27th 2014


3614 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

The first album was awful to listen to. I'm not sure why it gets rated reasonably on here. But Universes is exactly what this band needed to become. The rest is now just gravy

Rowan5215
January 27th 2014


26947 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Do you even Wayside?



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