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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 (eight 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 (eight 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 (eight years ago) Permalink

^^ blood orgies

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

four 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

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

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

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

two years pass...

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

The Painter of Blight™ (Sanpaku), Monday, 30 April 2012 21:32 (five years ago) Permalink

one 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 (five 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 Blight™ (Sanpaku), Monday, 4 June 2012 00:07 (five years ago) Permalink

two years pass...

nxd, Friday, 24 April 2015 10:25 (two years ago) Permalink

three months pass...

new album is pretty good. huge step toward pop accessibility IMO

borntohula, Saturday, 1 August 2015 16:04 (two years ago) Permalink

Not much difference with Get Color on the pop accessibility front, the most notable change to my ears are the drums are pushed up in the mix, and way more aggressive on around half the tracks.

Planned adolescence (Sanpaku), Tuesday, 4 August 2015 22:44 (two years ago) Permalink

this is pretty cheesy

call all destroyer, Friday, 7 August 2015 15:25 (two years ago) Permalink

i really dug the max payne 3 soundtrack

Ma$e-en-scène (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Friday, 7 August 2015 16:10 (two years ago) Permalink

I like this album and need to listen to that soundtrack :)

Upright Mammal (mh), Friday, 7 August 2015 16:44 (two years ago) Permalink

LIFE is a good direction :)

nxd, Sunday, 9 August 2015 22:29 (two years ago) Permalink

cheesiness works well with them vocals imo

nxd, Sunday, 9 August 2015 22:29 (two years ago) Permalink

LIFE is so incredible! Like an emo teen pop song, covered by an industrial band.

I don't know what I want / know that I don't / know what I want
I don't know what I want / know that I don't / know what I want
No nobody knows / nobody does / nobody knows
No nobody knows / nobody does / nobody knows

Frederik B, Wednesday, 12 August 2015 19:39 (two years ago) Permalink

two months pass...

Adore this album.

Tim F, Monday, 19 October 2015 20:28 (two years ago) Permalink

Although it does sound like Beach House's Bloom plus power saws.

Tim F, Monday, 19 October 2015 21:14 (two years ago) Permalink

really not digging the mix on this. i could def get behind an even more tuneful/vox-focused HEALTH, but it feels like every time they want to bring something noisier into it there's no no punch. maybe i have a bad rip idk, that would be a pleasant surprise.

franklin, Monday, 19 October 2015 21:48 (two years ago) Permalink

maybe a bad rip? the noisy bits seems punchy enough on the vinyl pressing. the vocals are high in the mix but it's meant to be a pop record i reckon.

lol @ beach house plus power saws. i would pay good money to see that show.

davey, Monday, 19 October 2015 23:10 (two years ago) Permalink

Surprised that this isn't a bigger deal than it is.

Tim F, Tuesday, 20 October 2015 20:49 (two years ago) Permalink

I feel vindicated in liking it if you're on my side, Tim!

μpright mammal (mh), Tuesday, 20 October 2015 20:52 (two years ago) Permalink

Well I am a corny fuxx so

Tim F, Tuesday, 20 October 2015 21:25 (two years ago) Permalink

Yeah, this is album I come back to a lot.

Rod Steel (musicfanatic), Wednesday, 21 October 2015 00:22 (two years ago) Permalink

His vocals oscillate somehow between New Order and Placebo.

MikoMcha, Wednesday, 21 October 2015 10:00 (two years ago) Permalink

Liking the music but the fey vocals really grate

licorice oratorio (baaderonixx), Thursday, 22 October 2015 09:19 (two years ago) Permalink

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