Monuments The Amanuensis
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botb
July 6th 2014


9901 Comments


idk man i think his growls have improved even further and his cleans are more versatile. ef is definitely more interesting musically though

botb
July 6th 2014


9901 Comments


"He's the worst vocalist Periphery ever had tho..." lol good joke

TheMoreira
July 6th 2014


7183 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Agreed, this album is pretty tame compared to EF's. Well i feel like he hardly even gets a chance to show what he's got on the cleans department. I, The Creator is the only one i'd refer to as being amazing, clean-wise. It's like most hooks/choruses are too samey for him to be able to work them like that

DatBeefPudding
July 6th 2014


1387 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

moreira you're thinking of casey sabol i think

Diglett
July 6th 2014


1607 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

chris is a beautiful vocalist

also p sure worst periphery vocalist was that nu metal sounding dude, casey was excellent too

Funeralopolis
July 6th 2014


12282 Comments


man that trending album list is embarrassingly awful atm

Digging: Liturgy - The Ark Work

FearThyEvil
July 6th 2014


12993 Comments


The first two and Swans are fine but that middle is awful.

Diglett
July 6th 2014


1607 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

nahh bruv

DatBeefPudding
July 7th 2014


1387 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

yeah i have to say na as well, the whole album really kicks ass.

ChuckyTruant
July 7th 2014


15725 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

when does this come out in the US?

TheMoreira
July 7th 2014


7183 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Tomorrow (8th July) according to the band's fb

NonApplicable
July 7th 2014


2038 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Hey Monuments fans and Sputnik community! I recently did a review of "The Amanuensis". To see how it fared, check out the video!



http://youtu.be/HgVkOlF_jaQ

TheMoreira
July 7th 2014


7183 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Agree with your opinion about Matt Rose

Like your use of the term "djent noise"

Agree about the cymbal work being great

Now that you mention, you're pretty right about the production. It kinda transforms what could be

referred to as djent riffs in "djent noise" even though lots of riffs themselves sound and play the

same in

this album.



Overall you put out a good idea of the whole thing, nice video review man.



Two things, an "interlude" can't be an intro at the same time. You said that Samsara should have

been used as "an interlude in the beginning", just thought of giving you the heads up. And your ABR

shirt rules

NonApplicable
July 7th 2014


2038 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Thanks, man! You're right about the Interlude thing. I often get musical terms and and the structural elements of songs wrong.



I'm pretty new at reviewing stuff and I find it difficult to express my opinion precisely when talking. Sometimes I say things that I don't necessarily mean or believe.



The point of my channel is really to better express myself in musical terms. I'm hoping one day to work in the Audio industry. I hope practicing an eloquence for something I'm passionate about will help in that pursuit.



I appreciate the feedback! Thanks so much.

chug73
July 7th 2014


1264 Comments


First song slays balls.
The thing about this genre is that I don't see many of these bands lasting for more than a few albums.
And there is nothing wrong with spencer. He just has to sing such lame and goofy parts. Listen to his vocals on non periphery
songs and he tears it up.


TheMoreira
July 8th 2014


7183 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

It's alright Non, hey man are you American? Your accent and vocabulary say so, but it's like you pace your sentences down a bit.



And btw i think you expressed yourself decently well

JohnFire
July 8th 2014


268 Comments


@Moreira: Yeah, Periphery's first vocalist was Jake Veredika (had to Wikipedia the last name). That dude was insane and he wasn't in the band for long, but I remember liking him more than Chris.

NonApplicable
July 9th 2014


2038 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

it's like you pace your sentences down a bit



Not sure what you mean by that? Do you think that's a bad thing?



I'm Canadian.

Diglett
July 9th 2014


1607 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

its been a few playthroughs



album still fucking destroys

TYLENOL
July 10th 2014


36 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Are you from Quebec dude, cause I heard you say "Bonjour" at the beginning??? lol



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