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ugly video (most are, it seems) but the song gets better every time I listen

Dan S, Monday, 5 October 2009 05:06 (5 years ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

am i the only person who gets how awesome this band are?

plaxico (I know, right?), Tuesday, 24 November 2009 00:26 (5 years ago) Permalink

no! they ARE awesome. i am currently listening to get color while drinking orangina (made exclusively from the vagina of the orange). excellent combo.

a dimension that can only be accessed through self-immolation (contenderizer), Tuesday, 24 November 2009 03:57 (5 years ago) Permalink

I haven't spent much time with it yet, but there's so much life and energy in the new disc.

Daniel, Esq., Tuesday, 24 November 2009 03:59 (5 years ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

Get Color has jumped onto my year's top-10 after two listens, thanks to mentions on the P4 and PopMatters polls. The influence of Wire is all over this: the guitar sounds (are those even guitars) are lifted off the Read & Burn EPs, the vocal presence and melodies is Colin Newman, there's a song that could have fit on The Ideal Copy, and the most audible difference is that HEALTH's (that's how they want is capitalized, it seems) has a hot-shit drummer, whereas Gotobed shrank from light.

More people should here this before 2009 is consigned to the history books.

Biodegradable (Derelict), Monday, 14 December 2009 20:50 (5 years ago) Permalink

hear even.

Biodegradable (Derelict), Monday, 14 December 2009 20:50 (5 years ago) Permalink

you're wrong, gotobed is a great drummer

mostly otm re this album tho. i also am picking up a this heat vibe, especially on the last track

uptown churl, Monday, 14 December 2009 22:25 (5 years ago) Permalink

Not saying Gotobed was bad, he was just more motorik and less flamboyant. He was content to be the canvas.

Biodegradable (Derelict), Monday, 14 December 2009 22:29 (5 years ago) Permalink

u guys r making me optimistic that this is gonna do well out of the end of lists cos it didn't get the level of love it deserved imo

plaxico (I know, right?), Monday, 14 December 2009 22:30 (5 years ago) Permalink

Hell, I even like the video. No one comes to my Dionysian blood wearing Prada.

Biodegradable (Derelict), Monday, 14 December 2009 22:34 (5 years ago) Permalink

^^ blood orgies

Biodegradable (Derelict), Monday, 14 December 2009 22:35 (5 years ago) Permalink

4 months pass...

they have some new remix album, i think they think this is their thing bc of the crystal castles. i dont really care that much but this new track USA BOYS is even more not-boredomesy

http://downloads.pitchforkmedia.com/HEALTH%20-%20USA%20BOYS.mp3

plax (ico), Friday, 16 April 2010 13:55 (4 years ago) Permalink

that song kinda reminds me of a slowed-down Fuck Buttons. I like it

dmr, Sunday, 25 April 2010 17:22 (4 years ago) Permalink

2 years pass...

Somewhat bizarrely, they are soundtracking the videogame Max Payne 3, with a soundtrack album released 15 May:

The Painter of Blightâ„¢ (Sanpaku), Monday, 30 April 2012 21:32 (2 years ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

haven't listened to it yet, but am interested. i'm not a huge video game player, but i'd be interested in hearing how their music worked within the context of the game.

when i saw that they were doing this it reminded me of the linkin park discussion that happened upthread.

borntohula, Sunday, 3 June 2012 18:46 (2 years ago) Permalink

Only "Tears", which appears in the promo video, is really like their prior work. The soundtrack album is otherwise instrumental, with their excellent drummer playing Brazilian (as is the game's setting) percussion at the forefront.

The Painter of Blightâ„¢ (Sanpaku), Monday, 4 June 2012 00:07 (2 years ago) Permalink


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