Circa Survive The Amulet
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rufinthefury
September 29th 2017


2949 Comments


the title track shreds

FourthReich
October 1st 2017


2125 Comments


Please god not this shit band again

Aberf
October 1st 2017


1328 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

awful band yea

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JigglyPDiddy
October 1st 2017


3199 Comments


Liked their last one, but this looks to be better. Will snatch it eventually. Iglooghost is too good right now.

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Faraudo
October 1st 2017


1778 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0 | Sound Off

Give it a go.

DerElefant
October 1st 2017


33 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I really love this band and this sounds interesting. But I just can't help, I don't feel it.



Don't get me wrong, this is their best since "Blue Sky Noise". But their songwriting after BSN hasn't impressed me. And this is no exception. The only song that I keep coming back to is "Flesh and Bone".

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PistolPete
October 1st 2017


4449 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I can't explain why but this is the only album I've heard by them that I can say I enjoy the whole way through. It makes no sense, BSN and the earlier albums are all more widely acclaimed but whatever it is different they're doing here it finally hits the mark for me.

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Evokaphile
October 1st 2017


5276 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

This has been my first Circa experience and I must say I'm quite impressed. By no means am I infatuated with what they going on here, but its definitely a great listen.

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ProjectFreak
October 2nd 2017


2087 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

i'm with evokaphile here -- this is just very, very solid post-hardcore. They're at their best when they're more energetic. I love Rites of Investiture and Tunnel Vision. But the whole album grows on me with each listen. Probably a 3.9ish

ProjectFreak
October 2nd 2017


2087 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

wait is the art for this somehow related to their debut?

dbizzles
October 2nd 2017


10005 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

If you squint, it is lol. I've been saying that since they announced the album. Not sure if it's just a coincidence or not.

jpaulwegenast
October 2nd 2017


7 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Fuck, this album is fantastic on repeat.

LoLifant
October 2nd 2017


1231 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

After giving their whole discography a (admittedly quick by skipping parts) respin yesterday, the official order is: BSN > Descensus > The Amulet > Violent Waves > On Letting Go > Juturna

Faraudo
October 3rd 2017


1778 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0 | Sound Off

Mine would be: The Amulet > Descensus > BSN > On Letting Go > Juturna > Violent Waves.

DerElefant
October 3rd 2017


33 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

BSN>On Letting Go>Juturna>the Amulet>Descensus>Violent Waves

coldheaven
October 3rd 2017


173 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

Juturna>Blue Sky Noise>On Letting Go>The Amulet>Descensus>Violent Waves

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LightChaotic
October 3rd 2017


129 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

I was going to post an album order but then I listened to a few tracks from each album and realized how fantastic all of them are. On Letting Go has always been my favorite but beyond that they all have their own beauty to them.



Juturna is raw and it violently flows together. It's incredibly hard not to listen to the whole thing once you start.



On Letting Go is pretty much a perfect album from start to finish. It's my favorite from a thematic standpoint and it's the first thing that pops into my head whenever anyone mentions Circa Survive.



Blue Sky Noise is a giant earworm. "DIIIISAAAAPEEAR FROM PUUUBLIC PLAAACES!", "I TRIIIED SOO HAAAAARD TO BE WHAT YOU NEEEEDED!", "JUST BECAUSE WE'LL NEEEVER PAY THE RAAAANSOM". Also, Spirit Of The Stairwell is probably my favorite Circa song of all time.



Violent Waves is underappreciated. It's an atmospheric album that's not nearly as immediately gratifying as their other records. But songs like "Suitcase" and "Bird Sounds" are up the with the best Circa material. It's a slow, soothing burn of an album.



Descensus is a wonderful culmination of everything they'd done up until that point. It's probably their least consistent album in terms of its sound, but that's not a terrible thing when the quality of each individual track is so high. It has many standout moments be it the opening of Schema, the ending of Child Of The Desert, or all of Sovereign Circle.



The Amulet is smooth as silk and I have a feeling it'll be high up on most people's personal lists once it fully sinks in.

outliers
October 3rd 2017


149 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

'At Night It Gets Worse" slaps

LethalPaintball
October 3rd 2017


545 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

this blows

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Faraudo
October 4th 2017


1778 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0 | Sound Off

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