The Delicious Bread Collection
Tales from the Yeast Side


5.0
classic

Review

by Brendan Schroer USER (179 Reviews)
April 15th, 2013 | 54 replies


Release Date: 03/06/2013 | Tracklist

Review Summary: Brilliant.

Lovely... lovely... and yet what you may initially hear is a tale of abrasion. The tale the Breadmakers themselves weave is one of melancholy, one of desperation and rage, and yet one with a few silver linings. From the illustrious introductory monologue "Ballad of Bread" to the beautiful sea shanties permeating "God Gave You Smell of Duty: Love Rocky and Bullwinkle," The Delicious Bread Collection have created a glorious piece of work that rivals Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's best compositions. Mixing free jazz, depressing ambient moments, grindcore, progressive rock, and whatever the fuck else they decided to throw into the mix (I've listened to this so many times, and yet I still realize not its full potential... truly amazing), Tales from the Yeast Side is quite the eclectic affair. I mean, where else can you listen to two songs that reference Neutral Milk Hotel's work and those two songs happen to be vastly superior to NMH? I sure don't know.

All I know is how this album made me feel. "Apocalypse Spook"'s br00tal grind burst symbolizes more in forty-one seconds than a wank musician like Yngwie Malmsteen does in ten minutes. "Dedenbach's Solo" may simply sound like a saxophone shredding over the keyboard used in the Rugrats opening theme, but within this chaos, it presents a clear conflict of the human spirit. The clean synthesizer aims to display dominance over the raw saxophone wailing, as if a primal depiction of good and evil's constant fight against one another. Shit like that is what makes this album work, and I feel as if the dissonant minimalist guitar notes ending the album have gutted me mentally where I lay. I feel so much hate on this record... and yet so much love and burning passion to balance it out. I'm in limbo... but I do know one thing. This album's amount of truth cannot be matched. It's harrowing, beautiful, ugly, bat-shit insane, and just about everything else. Above all, though, it's brilliant.



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FiveLeavesLeft
April 15th 2013


9838 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

trvth, !

http://thedeliciousbreadcollection.bandcamp.com/album/tales-from-the-yeast-side

NocteDominum
Contributing Reviewer
April 15th 2013


7041 Comments


Is this like pastafernarinism?

elephantREVOLUTION
April 15th 2013


2744 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

awesome. i'm really glad you reviewed this

Kman418
April 15th 2013


10516 Comments


AVANT GARDE AS FUCK HOLY SHIT

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CK
April 15th 2013


4917 Comments


...so is this legit?

Kman418
April 15th 2013


10516 Comments


no

CK
April 15th 2013


4917 Comments


Shame =[

FiveLeavesLeft
April 15th 2013


9838 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

It's the most legit thing you'll ever hear

ethixx
April 15th 2013


1170 Comments


i can't stop laughing at the second song

ethixx
April 15th 2013


1170 Comments


and now i cant stop laughing at the third... instant 5

Winesburgohio
April 15th 2013


1030 Comments


I feel childish for laughing as hard as I am

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Sleaper
April 15th 2013


3373 Comments


i thought this was terrible

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hogan900
Contributing Reviewer
April 15th 2013


1616 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I'm so confused...

FiveLeavesLeft
April 15th 2013


9838 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Yay, the average went up to 4.7!!!

CaptainDooRight
April 15th 2013


29148 Comments


lovely and wtf!

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demigod!
April 15th 2013


44451 Comments


what in gods name

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SpritzSpritz
April 15th 2013


528 Comments


this is so funny it hurts

SowerKraut
April 15th 2013


236 Comments


holy shit this is actually real

Calc
April 15th 2013


12197 Comments


i did not like this one bit but good review.

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hogan900
Contributing Reviewer
April 15th 2013


1616 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Good review, still kinda confused on what I just listened to though.



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