New Pendulum Music Video
2010-09-02 by DarthBlubber | 35 Comments

Pendulum have unveiled their music video for the single "The Island - Part 1 Dawn". The
single will be released on September 19th.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hszZmFRPqx8

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Calculate
September 2nd 2010

1135 Comments


Can't tell the difference between Pendulum and Basshunter anymore..

Mordecai.
September 2nd 2010

8255 Comments


sooooooooooooooooo

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 2nd 2010

30294 Comments


The inevitable next single

Digging: L'Orange - The Orchid Days

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 2nd 2010

30294 Comments


And what an awesome birthday present it will be as well

DarthBlubber
September 2nd 2010

218 Comments


How cool, that's pretty sweet!

Obvious choice of single, one of the better songs on the album.


Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 2nd 2010

30294 Comments


How cool, that's pretty sweet!


I was being sarcastic dude, but I do kinda dig the track what with its trance meets deep mau5 house vibe

DarthBlubber
September 2nd 2010

218 Comments


Sarcastic why? It would be great to have some good music released on your birthday, like Nightmare was for mine.

Curious that I'm spinning For Lack of a Better Name atm, but I know what you mean with the reference.

Goku
September 3rd 2010

253 Comments


Pendulum is so no longer Pendulum. Where the fuck is the Dnb?

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2010

30294 Comments


You're saying that Pendulum was ever proper d & b? Interesting

Skyler
September 3rd 2010

1084 Comments


They were a long, long time ago. Like before they even had an album.

Goku
September 3rd 2010

253 Comments


Eh, poppy Dnb

Skyler
September 3rd 2010

1084 Comments


Like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xze_bliPTKg

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2010

30294 Comments


Even their early double A sides had their trademark rock sensibilities

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2010

30294 Comments


What track is that Skyler? I can't stream at work

Skyler
September 3rd 2010

1084 Comments


Vault. It's from like '02 or '03 I think.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2010

30294 Comments


Its still a far cry from the likes of "classic" d&b like Aphrodite, 2 Blind Mice etc. They've always maintained an incredibly commercial sound and accessibility. While i'd happily rec Hold Your Colour for someone looking to start out in the genre, Pendulum will never be an example of actual drum & bass

Skyler
September 3rd 2010

1084 Comments


Genres evolve over time dude. If you're going to cite those two artists as examples of "actual drum and bass," you might as well just say that the genres been dead since jungle phased out in the late 90s.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2010

30294 Comments


I'm more than aware that genres evolve, or sub genres emerge that bring something new to the table. Jungle for the old days, and more breaks influenced stuff like Neurofunk for the modern day, but I wouldn't say that Pendulum are evolving with the times or anything, more that they've just taken an established genre and attempted to commercialize it for their own purposes. And seeing as how "classic drum & bass" artists/music is still being made today only adds to my point.

And hey man, Jungle's making a comeback!

Skyler
September 3rd 2010

1084 Comments


Oh, well I wasn't talking about modern Pendulum, just their super early stuff in particular. Their current stuff, well that's an entirely different argument alltogether.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2010

30294 Comments


Even their early stuff was incredibly accessible

Skyler
September 3rd 2010

1084 Comments


Yeah, haha, I'm not debating that man.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2010

30294 Comments


I still have somewhat of a soft spot for them

Skyler
September 3rd 2010

1084 Comments


Haha, me too. One of my old roomies was a big dnb head from the UK and even he was digging Hold Your Colour back in the day. Last time I saw him was around when In Silico came out and and I asked him what he thought of it, and he said, and I quote, "It's utter shitte."

Sanders
September 3rd 2010

2324 Comments


I've always enjoyed Pendulum, any band or act that can successfully bridge the gap between two genres of music can only be good. It brings more people into contact with a greater range of music, and that's never a bad thing!

drapht00
September 3rd 2010

14 Comments


Aphrodite is NOT classic DnB. And Pendulum used to do real drum and bass. Still Grey, Vault, Bacteria remix, Masochist, Voyager... They were never Ed Rush & Optical or Bad Company, but it was good, solid jump up dnb. This new stuff is watered down garbage. The vocals are unbearable, it's the same drum kit and pattern over and over and over, the same synths... Crap.

Waior
September 3rd 2010

11420 Comments


I like this band.

Skyler
September 3rd 2010

1084 Comments


Yeah, I always felt that their older stuff had kind of a neurofunk/techstep feel to it.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2010

30294 Comments


Aphrodite is NOT classic DnB


Lol

And Pendulum used to do real drum and bass. Still Grey, Vault, Bacteria remix, Masochist, Voyager...


And that was your follow up sentence for added hilarity

drapht00
September 3rd 2010

14 Comments


I wasn't implying that Pendulum is "classic." Just that their old stuff was in fact drum and bass. As far as Aphrodite's place in dnb history, that's a matter of opinion. Give me old Moving Shadow (yes, 2 Blind Mice ftw), DJ Hype, early Dillinja etc. any day.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2010

30294 Comments


If its a matter of opinion then why the added emphasis on him NOT being d&b?

bloc
September 4th 2010

34491 Comments


lol was not expecting to see so much Devil here.

This was one of the songs I liked on the album, no surprise about the stupid video though.

Digging: He Is Legend - I Am Hollywood

Arucard
September 4th 2010

570 Comments


song needs a dope mat zo remix to transform it into a prog trance classic

the idea is good, but executed in true pendulum 'yawn' style, needs more depth



Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 5th 2010

30294 Comments



lol was not expecting to see so much Devil here.


You better not be talking about me Blac

bloc
September 5th 2010

34491 Comments


I WAS TALKING ABOUT THE BAND PIC, YOU'RE SO MEAN

bloc
September 5th 2010

34491 Comments


What are you gonna do about it?



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