Jakob premiere a new song
2014-08-02 by ugh pop punk i'm not hong | 45 Comments
The New Zealand three-piece post-rock band Jakob premiere the first single off their
forthcoming album, Sines. The song, 'Blind Them With Science', is the first song
Jakob have released since their previous full-length, Solace, in 2006.

Listen to 'Blind Them With Science' here:
http://www.metalsucks.net/2014/08/01/jakob-premiere/
Tagged: Jakob

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Ignimbrite
August 2nd 2014
5356 Comments


Best song released by anyone this year. Well, top 3, at least.

Digging: This Will Destroy You - Another Language

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
August 2nd 2014
8825 Comments


so good

Digging: Darkspace - Dark Space III I

IronGiant
August 2nd 2014
827 Comments


couldn't get into Solace at all but this track was good

North0House2
August 2nd 2014
5858 Comments


I haven't even listened yet but I know it'll be perfect.

Digging: Zelienople - The World Is A House On Fire

North0House2
August 2nd 2014
5858 Comments


Yeah. Definitely gonna be one of the albums of the year, without a doubt. Totally well worth the wait. I've always loved their tone, it's so unique.

IronGiant
August 2nd 2014
827 Comments


anyone know where I could hitch jakob's solace zip?

Ignimbrite
August 2nd 2014
5356 Comments


Definitely gonna be one of the albums of the year

Dunpeal
August 2nd 2014
3684 Comments


swee

zaruyache
August 2nd 2014
6610 Comments


I like it.

Digging: Natural Snow Buildings - The Night Country

Relinquished
August 3rd 2014
25102 Comments


yea it's cool

chemicalmarriage
August 3rd 2014
1921 Comments


This is awesome


Keyblade
August 3rd 2014
14897 Comments


Best heavy section they've written I think. Amazing song

progressivetrex
August 3rd 2014
66 Comments


Oh, it's at metalsucks. Fucking Axl.

Artuma
August 3rd 2014
13529 Comments


that artwork is seriously one of the best i've seen in a long time

also song is fucking dope, this one's got some real aoty potential

Digging: Indian Summer - Science 1994

TheBarber
August 3rd 2014
1963 Comments


holy damn that track

Digging: Animal Collective - Centipede Hz

Relinquished
August 3rd 2014
25102 Comments


yea the heavy section is very TOOLish that's why it's good

Dimor
August 3rd 2014
1763 Comments


the drumming has definitely not staggered in quality either. Fantastic song

RogueNine
August 3rd 2014
1312 Comments


I get a little Tool out of it but there's definitely much more. Great song.

Asdfp277
August 3rd 2014
1093 Comments


ok song. cool, probably another jakob album i won't be able to get into.

Evreaia
August 4th 2014
4043 Comments


super sexy song

Keyblade
August 4th 2014
14897 Comments


ok song. cool, probably another jakob album i won't be able to get into.

You aren't the first to say this. What is so inaccessible about Jakob?

PunchforPunch
August 4th 2014
6280 Comments


dig the artwork

Digging: Robert Hood - Fabric 39

OvDeath
August 4th 2014
183 Comments


Pretty boring, as expected.

RadicalEd
August 4th 2014
2660 Comments


Haha fuck you.

If they can keep up the quality of the first song we got some AOTY shit incoming.

Digging: Perfume Genius - Too Bright

OvDeath
August 4th 2014
183 Comments


AOTY granted to a proggy post-rock album that goes nowhere and achieves nothing of worth, HOORAY FOR SENSATIONALISM.

Jesus christ you all need to develop some taste.
You disgust me.

Artuma
August 4th 2014
13529 Comments


>"AOTY granted to a proggy post-rock album that goes nowhere and achieves nothing of worth"
>5.0 classic
Kayo Dot Blue Lambency Downward

OvDeath
August 4th 2014
183 Comments


Blue Lambency Downward is a wonderful experimental chamber-jazz/rock/etc. album that experiments heavily with unique forms and subtle climaxes...I don't see what that has to do with Jakob putting out another bland post-rock song that goes all twinkly and then all BWWOOOAAAARRRRRRR whilst still remaining pretty and then ending pretty again.

Artuma
August 4th 2014
13529 Comments


blue lambency is dull as hell tho

OvDeath
August 4th 2014
183 Comments


Not really, but I would expect that from someone who has only rated the two albums by Kayo Dot that are widely popular and more accessible than their other works.

Keyblade
August 4th 2014
14897 Comments


Ughhh

Artuma
August 4th 2014
13529 Comments


i've heard all their full-length albums and rated every one of them except for blue lambency, which i need to digest more (now it's around a 2.5). but yeah, choirs and hubardo are their most accessible ones and also the only ones i've been able to fall in love with

OvDeath
August 4th 2014
183 Comments


Blue > Dowsing > Gamma > Coyote > Choirs > Hubardo.

TheBarber
August 4th 2014
1963 Comments


"Blue > Dowsing > Gamma > Coyote > Choirs > Hubardo."

you're trying far too hard.

also: Coyote>Hubardo>Dowsing>Blue=Choirs>Gamma

Relinquished
August 4th 2014
25102 Comments


lol snorlax you fucking earthworm get the fuck out of here

Ignimbrite
August 4th 2014
5356 Comments


idk what you're smoking, Snox, but whatever it is I'm gonna stay the fuck away from it

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
August 4th 2014
8825 Comments


Blue Lambency Downward is a wonderful experimental chamber-jazz/rock/etc. album that experiments heavily with unique forms and subtle climaxes...I don't see what that has to do with Jakob putting out another bland post-rock song that goes all twinkly and then all BWWOOOAAAARRRRRRR whilst still remaining pretty and then ending pretty again.


lmao you could boil any song down to that kind of simplicity if you wanted to

besides that, it's not structure that makes this song so great - it's the layering of the guitar effects and the unique tone that jakob has. plus the great drumming, and i find their style of melody really evocative.

OvDeath
August 4th 2014
183 Comments


The drumming was pretty average.

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
August 4th 2014
8825 Comments


in terms of technicality maybe but i think they subtly keep the momentum going really well

idk, everything just melds together well and i find their sound to be really powerful, i mean solace is my favorite album of all time

Asdfp277
August 4th 2014
1093 Comments


bump coz new song!!

"https://soundcloud.com/themylenesheath/blind-them-with-science/
New track!

spoiler: it's fucking awesome"

--Spherallic, on the other thread (about the new album)
EDIT: And I actually kinda dig this one, !!!

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
September 19th 2014
8825 Comments


http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sines-Jakob/dp/B00NNQG75K/

more samples here

emergent, harmonia, resolve and sines all sound amazing oh my god

Ignimbrite
September 20th 2014
5356 Comments


fuck me this is gonna be amazing

Ignimbrite
September 20th 2014
5356 Comments


i do kinda wish that it was gonna be longer than 45 minutes, though

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
September 20th 2014
8825 Comments


nahhhh i think 45 minutes is the perfect length

Wolfhorde
September 20th 2014
13633 Comments


better than dragging on for too long

ShadowRemains
September 20th 2014
20847 Comments


lol snox



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