Deafheaven stream new album

2018-07-05 by Adam H. | 128 Comments
Deafheaven have shared their entire new album, Ordinary Corrupt Human Love, with everyone on their social media platforms.

For those allergic to social media, the stream is available on National Public Radio's website.

http://www.npr.org/2018/07/05/625292101/first-listen-deafheaven-ordinary-corrupt-human-love?t=1530799686107

Tagged: Deafheaven

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Faraudo
July 5th 2018
2337 Comments


Beautiful.

Digging: KEN mode - Loved

Hawks
July 5th 2018
59877 Comments


Yesssssss gonna jam tonight. m/

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dbizzles
July 5th 2018
12087 Comments


idk about this first track.

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zaruyache
July 5th 2018
19537 Comments


Hype

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Panzerchrist
July 5th 2018
374 Comments


I'm digging this way more than I did New Bermuda. They just seemed like they were on autopilot there. Seems like they've started to toy with different aspects of their sound again, and it's really helped the dynamics of their songwriting.

dbizzles
July 5th 2018
12087 Comments


Glint good.

DarkNoctus
July 5th 2018
10452 Comments


it's their best, but it's kind of disjointed.

Digging: Leech - For Better or For Worse

rafalafa
July 5th 2018
79 Comments


Better than 'New Bermuda' as a whole, but I still think 'Baby Blue' will forever be their best song.

dbizzles
July 5th 2018
12087 Comments


lol ^

Closer on this was fantastic. Some really good stuff here. Couple tracks I didn't care for, hopefully they grow on me.

kevbogz
July 5th 2018
531 Comments


I am nervous

Digging: Eluvium - Shuffle Drones

rafalafa
July 5th 2018
79 Comments


I will say, though, anyone expecting an album of riffs will be supremely disappointed. The album is almost This Will Destroy You-levels of chill and atmosphere.

adr
July 5th 2018
12000 Comments


jfc first song is woeful

dbizzles
July 5th 2018
12087 Comments


Not a fan of the opener.

kevbogz
July 5th 2018
531 Comments


where the fuck are my tremelo's? why are there so many shitty solo's???

hesperus
Contributing Reviewer
July 5th 2018
1053 Comments


"anyone expecting an album of riffs will be supremely disappointed"

did we listen to different albums

Digging: Thou - Magus

clander270
July 5th 2018
408 Comments


Pretty solid

DarkNoctus
July 5th 2018
10452 Comments


"I will say, though, anyone expecting an album of riffs will be supremely disappointed. The album is almost This Will Destroy You-levels of chill and atmosphere. "

the fuck are you talking about? the overuse of obnoxious lead guitar riffs and solos are one of my least favourite parts about this album. i find them obtrusive and mood-killing more often than not.

last 3 tracks are definitely the best here.

kevbogz
July 5th 2018
531 Comments


I miss the old DF :/ tremelo's and bb DF ://

necropig
July 5th 2018
4516 Comments


Why do links never work for me on sput :/

Digging: Monolithe - Monolithe III

kevbogz
July 5th 2018
531 Comments


gotta add a : to the // bro

hesperus
Contributing Reviewer
July 5th 2018
1053 Comments


they never work for anyone on sput. copy+paste should do the trick

necropig
July 5th 2018
4516 Comments


Oh that worked. It offered a google search anyways so on it now. Wtf is this first track

kevbogz
July 5th 2018
531 Comments


Near + Glint is so fucking good. should just stick to song interludes instead of every fucking song having a 3-5 minute random jam bullshit

kevbogz
July 5th 2018
531 Comments


.... and then ofc Glint starts to drag onnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn

kevbogz
July 5th 2018
531 Comments


boring and formulaic. most of the riffs are garbage. 2 (maybe) 2.5/5. hopefully will grow on me.

adr
July 5th 2018
12000 Comments


Glint is best song tbh

Darius
July 5th 2018
17523 Comments


can't wait to listen

kevbogz
July 5th 2018
531 Comments


Glint is best song tbh x2 they need to learn to shave time, man. she just dragged on with samesies riff tryna achieve that weak ass atmosphere.

iswimfast
July 5th 2018
1459 Comments


i like this better than new bermuda instantly

dbizzles
July 5th 2018
12087 Comments


Glint is fantastic. Didn't drag, imo. Long songs are a part of the style and these guys are typically successful at keeping them engaging and good.

ProjectFreak
July 5th 2018
2974 Comments


yall with your broken links, add the colon after https

anyway HYPE

ButtBoy
July 5th 2018
620 Comments


without looking - i will guess that most songs are around 10 minutes, guitars play the same two mid-high pitched chords the entire time, blast beats, incomprehensible vocals so low in the mix that you can hardly tell they are there.
How close am I?

DarkNoctus
July 5th 2018
10452 Comments


2 points out of 4 correct

ButtBoy
July 5th 2018
620 Comments


not bad, maybe I'll check this

ProjectFreak
July 5th 2018
2974 Comments


they gotta bring the vocals up a little in the mix, they weren't even this low in Sunbather

DarkNoctus
July 5th 2018
10452 Comments


if they did you'd realize how bad they are

zaruyache
July 5th 2018
19537 Comments


heh heh *high fives*

they were good on sunbather/demo when he was trying to be raspy and black metal, then on sunbather it sounded like he got into screamo all of a sudden but wasn't good at it.

NeurOHMancer
July 5th 2018
46 Comments


Better than 'New Bermuda' as a whole, but I still think 'Baby Blue' will forever be their best song.
[2]

nothin' can top that guitar solo... man.

Ignimbrite
July 5th 2018
6470 Comments


not sure yet how it compares to sun bat her, but this is easily better than New Bermuda. it was still good, but that album was just loaded with these weird, jarring transitions and the whole thing just felt kind of underwritten. this one feels way more thought out.

Digging: Travis Scott - Rodeo

Hawks
July 5th 2018
59877 Comments


Finally I find other people that like Baby Blue, def my fav track on New Bermuda but I wouldn’t say it’s even in their top 5 best songs. But I’m hype as fuck to hear this.

dbizzles
July 5th 2018
12087 Comments


You're going to love this, Hawks.

JAV
July 5th 2018
2956 Comments


Def gonna have to check this later. Hope it's better than that overly long track they released.

Darius
July 5th 2018
17523 Comments


Baby Blue is great but there are better songs on that album to me

AtomicWaste
Moderator
July 5th 2018
2765 Comments


"Why do links never work for me on sput :/"
Because https:// links (which are the common standard now) don't work here, but http:// links do, and just redirect you to the https. So, fixed (by deleting the "s").

Hawks
July 5th 2018
59877 Comments


Just Google it that’s what I did, it pops right up.

AtomicWaste
Moderator
July 5th 2018
2765 Comments


Well, my convoluted point was that I killed the offending "s" here, so now the link from this page will work. No googling required.

Hellscythe
July 5th 2018
2880 Comments


Night People is the only remotely interesting song here and that's just because it sounds more like a Chelsea Wolfe song than a Deafheaven song

BlackwaterPork
July 5th 2018
4183 Comments


F A L S E

Lucid
July 5th 2018
9997 Comments


I'm glad they shoved Chelsea in an 'interlude' track instead of the blackgaze ones. didn't want her to ruin them with generic ~ethereal~ vocals

Hellscythe
July 5th 2018
2880 Comments


lol

Deafheaven fans are adorable

zaruyache
July 5th 2018
19537 Comments


4 mins in to first track and everything is great but can we stop the solos now thanks they're still grating and off-key.

kevbogz
July 5th 2018
531 Comments


just gets worse bro, sorry

zaruyache
July 5th 2018
19537 Comments


nah the solos in the second half actually got better and worked with the chord progressions in the rhythm section to make an actual atmosphere and consistent melodic movement so it was better. Not a great song but dec. Thankfully im on Honeycomb now tho and i already know it's pretty dec.

Lucid
July 5th 2018
9997 Comments


the end of "canary yellow" and "near" remind me of comeback era yndi halda

hogan900
July 5th 2018
2786 Comments


*yndi

DarkNoctus
July 5th 2018
10452 Comments


@zar you'll get more annoyed with the solos/lead guitar as you go. they're one of the worst bits of the record easily. most of the time they have absolutely no idea where they want to be and they kill the mood so quick.

you never know whether they'll come out with a great riff (canary yellow) or completely ruin a track's momentum (last half of glint)

BlackwaterPork
July 5th 2018
4183 Comments


Lol

Morons are adorable

hogan900
July 5th 2018
2786 Comments


Also deafheaven remains the most unusually dividing bands on the site, cannot wait to see the huge mixture of 1's to 5's that plague a pretty solid album

Hellscythe
July 5th 2018
2880 Comments


can you imagine getting that personally offended by someone not liking a band you like lol

BlackwaterPork
July 5th 2018
4183 Comments


Can you imagine someone just having a laugh and not being serious lol

Hellscythe
July 5th 2018
2880 Comments


idk your sense of humor my guy but calling somebody a moron doesn't come across as a joke lol

zaruyache
July 5th 2018
19537 Comments


you know we can complain about the faults in music we actually like, right?

hansoloshotfirst
July 5th 2018
1067 Comments


so far this is pretty inconsistent.

Digging: Sepulcher - Panoptic Horror

BlackwaterPork
July 5th 2018
4183 Comments


I’ve been called a lot worse than a moron when I’m having a laugh with my mates lol

Hellscythe
July 5th 2018
2880 Comments


guess it's time to learn that random strangers on the internet are not your mates and do not always share your sense of humor

Hellscythe
July 5th 2018
2880 Comments


you got defensive because I said something negative about an album you like so I'm pretty sure you're in no position to be calling anyone a pussy lol

DarkNoctus
July 5th 2018
10452 Comments


gosh ]: !!!

BlackwaterPork
July 5th 2018
4183 Comments


I called you one Cos you made a sarcy comment firstly so I gave one back

Lucid
July 5th 2018
9997 Comments


they sound so artistically liberated here. it's barely a metal album and they don't give a fuck. such tightly written and confident tunes

BlackwaterPork
July 5th 2018
4183 Comments


Sweet 5 lucid

Hawks
July 5th 2018
59877 Comments


Not gonna lie, I’m kinda super disappointed with this so far and lol @ anyone saying it’s better than Sunbather.

zaruyache
July 5th 2018
19537 Comments


at least they didn't half-ass the recording like last time and have lots of un-tuned guitars shoved into the thing, but ye im almost done and pretty underwhelmed. Gonna let it sit for a few days and digest before I try it again (as per usual).

Hawks
July 5th 2018
59877 Comments


I dig the last album like a million times more tbh. This is decent but shaping up to be by far their worst for me. First 2 songs are garbage but then it kinda picks up idk.

zaruyache
July 5th 2018
19537 Comments


honeycomb is good u fkin weirdo

Hawks
July 5th 2018
59877 Comments


I’m not feeling it. Yeah the further I go into this the more I don’t like it. Maybe the biggest disappointment of the last few years honestly. :[

Lucid
July 5th 2018
9997 Comments


it's basically an indie/alt rock album with bm vocals, no wonder hawks isn't digging

brainmelter
July 5th 2018
5782 Comments


they'll never make anything close to sun bat her, that's obvious. but I like this much more than their last one

Digging: Infernal Coil - Within a World Forgotten

zaruyache
July 5th 2018
19537 Comments


on the upside that new Pale album i rev'd is bonkers and Bosse-de-Nage have a new one in the works, sooooo ;;;)))

Hawks
July 5th 2018
59877 Comments


Hopefully Bosse-de-Nage don’t disappoint idk if my heart could take it after this.

antilaser
July 5th 2018
11 Comments


I think this is def the most interesting work they've put out since Sunbather, I think they could def shave off some time to make the songs a little less ropey but it's got more standout moments than New Bermuda imho. Def looking forward to how they progress from here.

zaruyache
July 5th 2018
19537 Comments


when i listen to it again i'll prob just cut out the interlude tracks just like on sunbather too.

Hawks
July 5th 2018
59877 Comments


I’m an avid Deafheaven fan as most of us know but I’m sadly thinking that this album is just flat out bad save for a few moments. Ugh I was expecting AOTY material.

At least new Immortal comes out tomorrow.

DarkNoctus
July 5th 2018
10452 Comments


here i am thinking it's their best record lol

even that isn't saying all that much as far as i'm concerned but hey

Hawks
July 5th 2018
59877 Comments


Different strokes I guess lol.

IronGiant
July 5th 2018
1587 Comments


aaaaaaand From the Kettle Onto the Coil is still their best song

zaruyache
July 5th 2018
19537 Comments


no it the hell isn't

Hawks
July 5th 2018
59877 Comments


Dream House is def my fav Deafheaven song.

Darius
July 5th 2018
17523 Comments


Their best song is Vertigo, how many times have we been over this sput

Hawks
July 5th 2018
59877 Comments


That’s prob second tbh hahahaha.

brainmelter
July 5th 2018
5782 Comments


top 3 are probably pecan tree, vertigo, and kettle

hogan900
July 5th 2018
2786 Comments


kettle is god tier omg

BlackTaxi2d
July 5th 2018
243 Comments


hot take (apparently): new Bermuda is good, and on certain days I prefer it to sun bat her. maybe its just where I was at the time when it came out. but the same could be said for sbh tbh

also, I enjoy this. its their happiest sounding, too bad the lyrics here are so...whats the word...damn I dont know. they're not concrete enough for me. ill have to read more interviews

Faraudo
July 5th 2018
2337 Comments


"they sound so artistically liberated here. it's barely a metal album and they don't give a fuck. such tightly written and confident tunes"

Agreed, it's gonna be polarizing because of how difficult and purist the bm fanbase generally is. I personally love it.

zaruyache
July 5th 2018
19537 Comments


or just don't read the lyrics.

dbizzles
July 6th 2018
12087 Comments


H-Hawks? ;-;

Nomos2
July 6th 2018
35 Comments


Oh man. I was kind of flabbergasted driving home and listening to this. It's like they're parodying themselves by doubling down on the directionless songwriting and passionless solos. Very mediocre. Fine background music but nothing more. Oof.

Hawks
July 6th 2018
59877 Comments


Sorry Dbizzles bro this album sucks hard. :[

dbizzles
July 6th 2018
12087 Comments


It’s okay. I’m sad for you, not me. I think it’s pretty solid. I think the songs and parts I don’t like will grow on me.

TronaldDump
July 6th 2018
646 Comments


Their best song is Tunnel of Trees.

I don't mind the opener here, for once they created an opener that didn't try to be the focal point of the entire album.

brainmelter
July 6th 2018
5782 Comments


yeah I will admit this was underwhelming having heard it 3 times now but it's better than new Bermuda but not by much. also yeah ive been saying they sounded like a parody of themselves on their last album but yeah that still applies here
I don't know why they threw in so many odd(in a bad way) leads and little solos all over this. those were some of the worst parts of their last one (baby blue, gifts of earth) and they seemed to have capitalized on it here, welp

Hawks
July 6th 2018
59877 Comments


I think New Bermuda shits on this in every way possible honestly. Same with Sunbather and Roads to Judah on an even higher level.

brainmelter
July 6th 2018
5782 Comments


sun bat her is a perfect combo of their dreaminess and abrasiveness. but yeah at least new Bermuda has some balls comapred to this. way too much fluff and aimlessness on this one

Hawks
July 6th 2018
59877 Comments


Yeah this one is way too soft. And I like softer music of course but this sounds like they were bored. I don’t think it’s anywhre near as adventurous or upbeat as their other stuff. Idk I just don’t like it and I’m sad.

TronaldDump
July 6th 2018
646 Comments


The only balls found on New Bermuda is Luna, the rest is pure ovaries.

Hawks
July 6th 2018
59877 Comments


Disagreed hard.

hal1ax
July 6th 2018
11310 Comments


glint is fckin sickk

hogan900
July 6th 2018
2786 Comments


If this didn’t have the worst album art ever would be the easier buy ever, but stoked to see this thing live in philly in a few weeks

brainmelter
July 6th 2018
5782 Comments


yea glint is best song on this agreed

hal1ax
July 6th 2018
11310 Comments


opener is a little weak but i don't mind it
overall i fucks with this

Travelhead
July 6th 2018
63 Comments


Glint Glint Glint!!

Faraudo
July 6th 2018
2337 Comments


I very much fuck with this.

coma2rium
July 6th 2018
81 Comments


The solos are some of the best parts of this, first track is fantastic, i'm glad they're not just retreading old ground on autopilot anymore.

DamnVanne
July 6th 2018
2688 Comments


Sooooo I guess it’s time to give New Bermuda a first listen...

JLR2DEG
July 6th 2018
218 Comments


I am loving this album...even with the songs being more post rock oriented than with their earlier albums. It is a vast improvement over New Bermuda. There is very little blackgaze out there that sounds quite like this. A solid 5 for me.

Digging: An Autumn For Crippled Children - The Light of September

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
July 6th 2018
24083 Comments


I haven't gotten a chance to listen to this yet and it's killing me

Digging: Majestic Mass - Savage Empire of Death

clander270
July 6th 2018
408 Comments


didn't know this band was so divisive on here, they're not the greatest band on the planet but it's not trash either

dbizzles
July 6th 2018
12087 Comments


Fucking vocals on the last track are so sick.

hogan900
July 6th 2018
2786 Comments


Album is pretty sick

ExhaleTheLight
July 7th 2018
680 Comments


Weakest opener they’ve put out. For me it’s standard Deafheaven, Glint and Worthless Animal are king tho

TronaldDump
July 7th 2018
646 Comments


This is infinitely more interesting than New Bermuda. New Bermuda just felt unfocused and incomplete, OCHL actually feels like the band actually cared about making solid songs from start to finish. I also think their Post Rock sound is just flat out better than their Black Metal formula, not saying it's weak, but their Post Rock sections absolutely destroy bands like Explosions in the Sky.

JAV
July 7th 2018
2956 Comments


Canary Yellow was pretty sweet, still not sure about the rest


Scoot
July 7th 2018
19080 Comments


id say they are the single most polarizing band on here

used to be btbam

Hawks
July 7th 2018
59877 Comments


“This is infinitely more interesting than New Bermuda. New Bermuda just felt unfocused and incomplete, OCHL actually feels like the band actually cared about making solid songs from start to finish.”

Other way around for me tbh.

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
July 7th 2018
24083 Comments


This was bit underwhelming on a first listen

Sauce
July 7th 2018
901 Comments


u guys and ur artsy metal

Sauce
July 7th 2018
901 Comments


jk i loved sunbather

Azog
July 7th 2018
60 Comments


"At least new Immortal comes out tomorrow."

Yeah!


TronaldDump
July 8th 2018
646 Comments


I didn't want the beginning of Glint before the vocals and heavy guitars stormed in to ever end.



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