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Onirium
March 21st 2014


2017 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Great review, I was planning on reviewing it, but you said mostly everything I had to say about it. Possibly their best album to date, Death Room and I've Been Walking Pt. 1 are my favorites.

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Gyromania
March 21st 2014


15717 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

^for sure the best songs. first like 4 minutes of walking pt 2 is ridiculously good though. been listening to this all day

Underflow
March 22nd 2014


2563 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Man, I love how quirky The Wizard of Altai Mountains is.

JS19
March 22nd 2014


4292 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I need to listen to this more for sure

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jrowa001
March 22nd 2014


8750 Comments


i dont come here often but a new gazpacho album has me excited

Mad.
March 22nd 2014


3844 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

The hype is real

Acanthus
March 22nd 2014


9543 Comments


Really feel like the "horror" was over hyped, this is nowhere near dissonant or haunting enough to warrant a Lovecraftian label.


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Underflow
March 22nd 2014


2563 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

I suppose it's a matter of perspective, then. Were you paying attention to the lyrics? There's plenty
of unhappy / morbid shenanigans going on there, and 99% of Death Room sounds disturbed on some level.
Many of Ohme's vocal melodies were "haunting" to me, ex: "He ran to ride" in Death Room, and "He is
real if you believe in him" in The Wizard of Altai Mountains. In other words, I'll respectfully disagree.

Acanthus
March 22nd 2014


9543 Comments


It just doesn't seem that way to me, I mean it's solid but I wouldn't have called it anything more than haunting (in a beautiful sense); as a non Gazpacho fan/first time listener perhaps I'm missing out on why this is special though.

Lovecraft tag equals more of a Lustmord sound from me, something absolutely immense and at times ethereal; The Place Where the Black Stars Hang is what comes to mind most of the time.



Mad.
March 22nd 2014


3844 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Give it some more listens man.

Tbh I'd have used a word more like 'eeire' or 'haunting' than 'horror' cuz it's quite subtle, so I get what you mean

Underflow
March 22nd 2014


2563 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

I can definitely see why you'd apply Lovecraft to Lustmord, and will agree with that attribution. Good call. It sounds to me like you and I just perceive the record differently. When I hear that chaotic intro to Death Room give way to the mournful balalaika, it's incredibly creepy. And what was Lovecraft if not creepy? I get that feeling pretty much through that entire track, and from a huge portion of the lyrics. I also feel that eerie vibe from the other songs as well, even if they are eerie and beautiful at the same time.

Underflow
March 22nd 2014


2563 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

On further reflection, I'm beginning to agree, so I decided to change some of the language in the
third and final paragraph. Thoughts?

Gyromania
March 22nd 2014


15717 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

looks tight

i've been walking pt 1 is prob soty for me atm

Acanthus
March 22nd 2014


9543 Comments


Reads good sir, didn't mean to invoke a rewrite just commented on what came to mind after reading/listening.

Underflow
March 22nd 2014


2563 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Haha, no worries. I merely changed a few sentences. I thought about it some more and feel this is a
more accurate representation of the album. I'd like to think every writer's goal is to improve their
work. That's certainly mine, anyway, and I'm just glad you pointed it out, because I think you helped
me do that with this review.

Underflow
March 23rd 2014


2563 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Props to whoever changed the album art.

Mad.
March 23rd 2014


3844 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

That's me mah nigga, proper one is much better

Underflow
March 23rd 2014


2563 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

It does look much better, agreed.

Zantera
March 23rd 2014


111 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

This album is really nice

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JS19
March 23rd 2014


4292 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Uh I hate it when people say 'nice'.



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