Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Hazards Of Swimming Naked - Our Lines Are Down

2009 release from post-rock group, "Hazards Of Swimming Naked." My first listen through this album, it really reminded me of Red Sparowes. I suppose if you're a fan of Red Sparowes, you'll find this just as enjoyable.
I seem to hear some math-rock influences in a good chunk of the album. Nice to hear a quality post-rock band change up their sound every now and then. The bassist, (of whom I don't know the name) definitely pulls of some catchy basslines.
All-in-all, it's a really catchy and refreshing album.

1. Requiem
2. I'm A Friend Of Edward J. Stevens
3. Sparks Fly
4. Sveta
5. ...And A Whole Assortment Of Uppers And Downers
6. Don't Cry For Me, Dario Argento
7. Dreams Don't Come True, That's Why We Dream
8. Kip Keino
9. Aabar Dekha Habe
10. Reverie

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Atrium Carceri - Phrenitis

Phrenitis, being Simon Heath's most recent recording, is quite distinguished compared to his other masterpieces. Personally, it's my favorite album from Simon. One of the very first dark ambient records that really impressed me. "Eraser" and "Reunion" are what I consider to be two of the strongest tracks on the album. Great album for any fan of dark ambient!

1. Faces Of War
2. Inside The City
3. Surfacing
4. Hypnosis
5. Floating
6. Eraser
7. At The End Of Time
8. Time Freeze
9. The Circle of 12
10. Through The Loop
11. The Way Back
12. Sub Surface
13. Reunion
14. Resistance

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Loscil - Coast/Range/Arc

Most recent masterpiece from the ambient project, "Loscil," otherwise known as Scott Morgan. Evidently, this album is what rekindled my love for ambient music. Filled with heavy drones and marvelous work, this album won't disappoint! Not to mention "Black Tusk" couldn't start off the album any nicer.

1. Black Tusk
2. Fromme
3. Stave Peak
4. Neve
5. Brohm Ridge
6. Goat Mountain

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