Lungfish
The Unanimous Hour


4.5
superb

Review

by BMDrummer USER (50 Reviews)
November 20th, 2017 | 13 replies


Release Date: 1999 | Tracklist

Review Summary: To exist is to comply!

Lungfish are a classic example of "you either get it, or you don't get it." I know that's a gross oversimplification, but that's the way it is. Repetitive, slow post-hardcore behind the ramblings of some guy who looks like a Stanford-psychology professor; that's either the best thing in the world, or the worst thing in the world. Being a Dischord band, one should expect some level of uniqueness in the first place, and Lungfish truly hit it out of the park each and every time they craft a song. While they're distinctive in the sense that you always know it's them, it'd be dumb to say all their albums or songs sound the same. If one really wants to get Lungfish though, The Unanimous Hour is the best place to start. Instead of just being a sludgy animal like Sound in Time, or delving far into the unknown with Indivisible, this one basically sums up their entire aesthetic. In a weird way, Lungfish are the most psychedelic of all the Dischord bands, with this aforementioned sense of hypnotic repetition underneath the acidic ramblings of Daniel Higgs.

I'm not sure any of what I just said makes sense, but Lungfish are kinda like that. Don't get left behind.



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BMDrummer
November 20th 2017


14129 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

wrote this in like 2 minutes just to have a place to discuss lungfish

Chortles
November 20th 2017


20998 Comments


Hey cool nice. Formatting issue with italics in there ya dingus

I should hear this

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TheCharmingMan
November 20th 2017


419 Comments


ITS ABOUT DAMN TIME WE DISCUSS LUNGFISH

BMDrummer
November 20th 2017


14129 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

lmao thanks chorts

Frippertronics
Staff Reviewer
November 20th 2017


16623 Comments


whoa a bm review

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NeroCorleone80
November 21st 2017


34361 Comments


Nice work

Pajolero
November 21st 2017


940 Comments


One of the greatest bands of our time. Indivisible is perfection.

NeroCorleone80
November 21st 2017


34361 Comments


Sound In Time is probably my favorite

NeroCorleone80
November 22nd 2017


34361 Comments


Lets talk Lungfish

BMDrummer
November 22nd 2017


14129 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

my dad told me he was a fan of these guys



sound in time gets better every time i hear it

NeroCorleone80
November 22nd 2017


34361 Comments


Best Dischord band aside from Fugazi I'd say

Pajolero
November 23rd 2017


940 Comments


Shit, how old is your dad dude?

BMDrummer
November 23rd 2017


14129 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

51, he continues to surprise me



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