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Wizard
February 27th 2014


19886 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Whoa! Need this!

Emyay
February 27th 2014


6153 Comments


damn i need like 5 more listens of this. sounding good so far though. couldn't name a favorite

PunchforPunch
February 27th 2014


6279 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Towards A Dark Sky, The Perennial Link, and Terminus are my fave off this.

Cygnatti
February 27th 2014


25136 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

will def get this.

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Crysis
Staff Reviewer
February 27th 2014


16771 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

god damn



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whoa

bloc
February 27th 2014


35438 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5 | Sound Off

I think I just found some new wallpaper

KILL
February 27th 2014


73904 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

looks like some old ass ELP artwork

Negator
February 27th 2014


857 Comments


fuck yeah

Gyromania
February 27th 2014


17450 Comments


that song you linked was super boring. would i like the rest?

Gyromania
February 27th 2014


17450 Comments


is the production as flat on the rest of the album?

Greyvy
February 27th 2014


5435 Comments


stop ; (

Gyromania
February 27th 2014


17450 Comments


you guys are really high on this eh? to each their own, i just don't personally like it much. it would have sounded cool like 30 years ago, unless they're going for that old 'we can't afford good production' sound or if mediocre production is somehow integral to their sound. it sounds like a 3-day-old can of coke tastes: flat

SpiritCrusher2
February 27th 2014


3821 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

production is a bit strange, but my ears like it



Aurora in the Offing riffs hard m/

KILL
February 27th 2014


73904 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

gyro in a dm thread



retardation ensues

Gyromania
February 27th 2014


17450 Comments


i like dm you know that

Gyromania
February 27th 2014


17450 Comments


i don't see how my gripes are invalid tbh, and i'd like you to tell me why they are

KILL
February 27th 2014


73904 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

just because it isnt compressed and have shit tons of eq doesnt mean its flat, its way more natural sounding than most modern dm



i do find the vocals a little too reverbed though, i know what they were going for but they kinda over did it

Gyromania
February 27th 2014


17450 Comments


a lot of the dm i listen to doesn't have the best production (mostly due to when it came out), and i'm not saying it should. some of my favourite albums ever have mediocre production but it actually enhances the listening experience because there are cool underlying subtleties and such. i don't hear that here. it's obvious they made an aesthetic choice to make it sound like this, and it sounds more just for the sake of it than anything, like paying tribute to an older sound. at any rate, it doesn't engage me much, and i can't help feeling like this could sound so much better

KILL
February 27th 2014


73904 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

yea of course it was a choice and i think its better for it, if this had triggers and squashed dynamics i definitely wouldnt dig it as much. it kind of reminds me of the old morrisound production, it actually sounds like a band playing in a room and not a compressed wall of sound with sibilance and clipping all over the shop

Gyromania
February 27th 2014


17450 Comments


a band playing in a room =/= something that translates well to record imo. it's a good way of putting it though, because it sounds exactly like some guys got together in a room and just started recording their jam sessions and decided not to tweak it much at all. i think words like 'natural' are grossly misused in the context of music, because it implies that it's inherently better for not being laboured over and fed through computers. it isn't better for being rawer, and it doesn't lend any more artistic credibility or what have you. to each their own though. like i said before, i don't get crazy critical of production value in music, and i can see why people would like that kind of sound. it's almost nostalgic. it just isn't my thing atm. might come back to it and try again though, you never know



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