TheManMachine
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musical taste

Chart.
Nadia Struiwigh Lenticular
3.5
11.24.17
Mastodon Cold Dark Place
3.5
11.23.17
Tall Friend Safely Nobody's
2.5
11.22.17
Kamasi Washington Harmony of Difference
The EP(ic)
3.0
11.22.17
Igorrr Savage Sinusoid
Lots to like and lots to question in this officially oddball genre-jumble. Divinely ornamented yet chopped up mercilessly, honest to god operatics flirting with barefaced shrieks+babble, bewitching black metal beside riffs from the Life is Peachy playbook, touches of sedate piano and polka for good(?) measure. Most damning contrast-combo however is that of the highfalutin and the goofy. And while jumping from ancient castles to front seats at the symphony to pushin' in the pit to glitchin' in the club is for sure made into a twisted and tantalizing tour de force, it's hard to not hear it as novelty -- it's just not all that practical. Like ha
3.5
11.21.17
Garoted Abyssal Blood Sacrifices
3.5
11.20.17
Couch Slut Contempt
Megan Osztrosits has the stupefying shriek power to send creeps running for the hills, enough female fury to stand up to the lengthy-n-lurid sludge-punk her male bandmates firmly churn out. Right, so be assured "Folk Song" is very far from one and "Summer Smiles" certainly ain't no sunbeam. My general gripes are their tendencies to meander, linger, mutilate yer head via morosity -- but the segues that lead into melodic miracles or somehow up the aggression-ante make me glad they go there. Many-a band can pound ya into the ground with competent riffs+squeals+vigor, this one's no different. That raw inescapable rage tho; there's the true rivete
3.5
11.18.17

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  • EphemeralEternity some bloody brilliant soundoffs you beautiful bastard!
    August 10 04:49 PM
  • LogicTumble Hey man - Seen that you're a big fan of Sun Kil Moon - How great is Carissa? If you're into the spoken word music vibe, I'd love to know what you think of my album: https://joshuathorne.bandcamp.com/album/dear-listener . The sput page is: http://www.sputnikmusic.com/bands/Joshua-Thorne/90709/ . It'd be amazing if you can do a review, but if not I'd just love to know what you think!
    July 26 08:02 AM
  • zakalwe You seem to know what you're talking about. I like your style.
    July 13 04:21 AM
  • Lucid great jlin soundoff, nice to see someone else digging it on this site. cold reception surprisingly
    June 27 01:00 AM
  • kylemccluskey man I really enjoy your soundoffs. quality stuff.
    May 31 06:45 PM

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