Misery Signals Absent Light
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ChuckyTruant
July 15th 2013


15725 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Definitely not as good as Controller. I don't think anything will ever touch Controller for me ever again but yeah this rules

Cygnatti
July 15th 2013


22288 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

I don't hate core. Horrorcore and slowcore are amazing!

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ChuckyTruant
July 15th 2013


15725 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Horrorcore? Da fuq?

Cygnatti
July 15th 2013


22288 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

One of the most fun genres ever, yea.

ChuckyTruant
July 15th 2013


15725 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Sounds hilariously silly.

Cygnatti
July 15th 2013


22288 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

It's hippity hop, of course it's hilarious. The good kind anyways.

ChuckyTruant
July 15th 2013


15725 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Hmm. I am slightly intrigued.

CK
July 15th 2013


4952 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0


5.0 classic

Chuck Haller | July 12th 13




Easy 4-4.5 after 6 listens. Still doesn't touch Controller though. Fuck


climactic
July 15th 2013


19977 Comments


The odd time signature part in The Shallows where that melodic guitar comes in is just like damn


6/8 isnt really odd time

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sixdegrees
July 15th 2013


17710 Comments


what r u implying

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Cygnatti
July 15th 2013


22288 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

Eminem's first two albums are arguably horrorcore (def a lot of horrorcore influence) but are generally regarded generally regarded has hardcore rap instead. Idk why, seems pretty horrorcore to me.

ChuckyTruant
July 15th 2013


15725 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Thank you CK.

climactic
July 15th 2013


19977 Comments


horrorcore is the stupidest thing ive ever heard

Cygnatti
July 15th 2013


22288 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

Stupider than fastcore and easycore? Doubt it.

FearThyEvil
July 15th 2013


12758 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I feel like I'm listening to The National on the last track of course until it gets heavier.

Funeralopolis
July 15th 2013


11892 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

happy hardcore
speedcore


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coleba
July 15th 2013


788 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Definitely not a disappointment; however, I feel like they are really shooting themselves in the foot with a lot of their post-production choices here. The overabundance of strings, electronic drum passages, and overly-stylized guest vocals really threaten some otherwise fantastic songs. It's bewildering because Karl's cleans, I thought, were perfect in Controller. The falsetto over Karl's growl in the last track, as well as the bizarre drawl the guy uses (Don't think it's Karl) in Ursa Minor, are kind of cringe-worthy and somewhat ruins two brilliant songs for me. I know they've used eccentric guest vocal spots in the past (Fallout Boy guy), but it just really doesn't work here. I don't know if they're taking a page from other acts like ABR who have been throwing in the random "progressive" instrument interludes--which always harkens back to BTBAM wankery for me--or if it's just an instance of not having a more seasoned producer to rein them in, but it's unfortunate. That said, some fantastic compositions, and the drummer has seriously been eating his Wheaties.

wacknizzle
July 15th 2013


13683 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

The last track is amazing, such a good closer

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TheNexus100
July 15th 2013


2591 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

"however, I feel like they are really shooting themselves in the foot with a lot of their post-production choices here. The overabundance of strings, electronic drum passages, and overly stylized guest vocals really threaten some otherwise fantastic songs"

replace threaten with completely ruin and i agree

good review, very detailed

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MosesMalone
July 15th 2013


1836 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

So I've occasionally listened to Misery Signals for like five or six years now and I still can't figure out what's so great about them compared to any other metalcore band. Luminary is cool though.



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