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Deafheaven New Bermuda
Having only recently given a chance to Sunbather and finding it not quite up my alley, I was
hesitant that New Bermuda would be a challenging listen as well. On the contrary, I found it way
more accessible than its predecessor, without feeling that the band's sound had been watered down
since their sophomore album, but had only matured. Leaving aside the stylistic preferences of the
genre, the compositions were actually genious, and I found there were many genre-crossings, in a
manner I didn't expect from a black-gaze album. Little nuances and intricacies await for you to
pick up, but this is no
A.A. Williams Forever Blue
Ben Howard I Forget Where We Were
Nothing new, nothing innovative, nothing smarter than your average singer/songwriter album, but this is just catchy and memorable and everything flows perfectly (excluding the stinker Time is Dancing, which I utterly detest). It's got the warm feeling of familiarity and genuine expression, the songs are actually strong and never overstay their welcome and the album never loses momentum in its span, with enough variety of sounds to remain interesting. One of the best albums in the genre and apparently, one of Ben Howard's crowning achievements. rEdit: my rating is no. 420 ayyyyy lmaoooooo
Amenra Mass VI
Approaching AmenRa's music more as an artistic statement rather than a product seems unavoidable.
The band's appeal stems greatly from the fact that it works as a therapeutic experience, both in
their cathartic compositions, and on their gatherings that we call "live performances". It's
one of the few instances that the image is not an advertising gimmick or an aesthetic hollow of
substance, but it works dialectically with the lyrics, the stage presence and of course, the
music itself. The band calls for empathy in their masses, the sharing of pain and a communal walk
on the trodden path to cath
Phoebe Bridgers Stranger in the Alps
It's a pitty that such a gentle voice goes to
waste in an album that sounds like an exercise in
futility. Most strong cards are on the first half
of the album (Snoke Signals and Funeral), and by
the time we arrive to "Would you Rather", Oberst's
vocals are a nice addition solely because it's
something new in a homogenous sea of samey vocal
lines and guitar melodies. Lyrics are another
interesting element, albeit dramatic and "artsy",
with all the negative connotations. I'm sorry,
Phoebe, but it seems like it's you who missed my
heart with this one.
Night Verses From the Gallery of Sleep
Giving it a second chance after almost 2.5ing it. Musical dexterity aside, there are many rooms and corridors to explore in this album, which almost never disappoints in dynamics and stunning moments. Production helps elevate an already amazing result, an art piece filled with inspired ideas and detailed flourishes. Can prove to be tiresome for many, as it works best if listened from start to finish (as a dream sequence, the way the band intended), and individual tracks aren't as satisfactory.
The Chariot One Wing
Louder. Louder. Louder. Louder. Louder. Louder. Louder. Louder.

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  • OmairSh Checked out 4-5 songs and it's like a tame Lunatic Soul. That's what happens when you release so much music, the quality can get diluted a bit
    July 14 04:46 PM
  • OmairSh "two months in quarantine" Ah dammit, I missed the prime period to listen to it 2 months ago... XD. Maybe I'll give it a try sometime. I have been listening to electronic music of late
    July 8 08:57 PM
  • OmairSh I heard a bit of one song from Mariusz but I probably wasn't in the proper mood since it didn't really entice me. How is it? I'm assuming its not as good as his LS stuff even
    July 8 06:38 PM
  • OmairSh I know right! Could have been in the Inception OST tracklist hah. I've always thought Michal to be SUPER underrated as a musician and songwriter, and his solo releases just validate that. CAN HE RELEASE HIS SOLO ALBUM ALREADY!! Did you hear his electronic jams? Those are also great, I like them even more (
    July 8 06:36 PM
  • OmairSh Totally missed this Michal notification. Movie Score type music
    July 7 06:30 PM

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