Chelsea Wolfe   The Grime And The Glow
3.6
great
Release Date: 2010
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4.0 excellentRoundOnEndHiInMiddle | January 24th 16

After writing an album now known as Mistake In Parting, an unreleased record that Wolfe herself seems to despise, she released her debut proper, which seems to be truly what she was aiming for. What that is exactly is a really calming, yet sometimes strange mixture of lo-fi indie folk, drone, and ethereal wave. She displays excellent vocal prowess throughout the record, and her acoustic guitar playing is quite good as well. There's a nice variety that comes with this record too; from the acoustic, lo-fi stylings of "Cousins Of The Antichrist" and "Halfsleeper", to tracks swamped in drones like "Deep Talks" and "The Why's", to tracks that are set to a definitive beat like "Moses", there's a lot to appreciate here. The quality remains much the same throughout the album, and although I'm partial to "Halfsleeper" and "Benjamin", there's really no bad track to be found here. Truly, a promising and enthralling debut from a great musical mind in Chelsea Wolfe.

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3.5 greatBritch2tiger | September 18th 15

I think I found my Beth Gibbons (Portishead) of lo-fi/industrial music. Her voice is alluring yet haunting, and suits the feel of the album very well as a black glove to a funeral. The downside is that her shorter tracks' lyrics on here tend to feel repetitive (mildly dull), while her longer tracks (ex: Halfsleeper) really shine amongst this dark album. Another recommended album for people who enjoy this type of feel would be The Long Forgotten Friend by Dreamend.

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