These New Puritans

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"Beyond Black Suns" sounds like TNP covering Severed Heads

brigadier pudding (DJP), Monday, 5 August 2019 12:51 (one year ago) link

i think it's my favourite they've done but that's mostly due to them moving in sound a little towards things i like more and becoming a little more accessible i guess? not that field of reeds was bad or anything it's just a bit... idk if dense is the right word but it was more of an appreciate at a distance thing rather than being that moving to me while inside the rose is more direct in appeal. i can understand people who loved field of reeds being a little underwhelmed by this one though.

ufo, Tuesday, 6 August 2019 03:17 (one year ago) link

Field of Reeds is if anything a little bit too diffuse in places, in that the bits that aren't incredible just drift away a little. The new one has a lot more shape to it.

Matt DC, Tuesday, 6 August 2019 08:32 (one year ago) link

three weeks pass...

at a certain point i could see this being my album of the year. every time i put it on it's an almost overwhelming experience of depth and beauty lol

american bradass (BradNelson), Wednesday, 28 August 2019 14:17 (eleven months ago) link

i'm not sure what the end of "beyond black suns" reminds me of but my god

american bradass (BradNelson), Wednesday, 28 August 2019 14:18 (eleven months ago) link

depeche mode plays slowdive's pygmalion

american bradass (BradNelson), Wednesday, 28 August 2019 14:31 (eleven months ago) link

reminds me of Air 'New Star In The Sky' a little bit

frame casual (dog latin), Wednesday, 28 August 2019 14:42 (eleven months ago) link

three weeks pass...

Only just hit me the other week the similarity of Where The Trees Are On Fire's chords to the coda of the Beach Boys 'Surf's Up' (also therefore in turn I suppose 'La Ritournelle')

nashwan, Monday, 23 September 2019 16:18 (ten months ago) link

three months pass...

I'm currently listening to Field of Reeds on a pair of £50,000 Linn speakers and *fucking hell*.

(Not my speakers, obviously)

Matt DC, Thursday, 26 December 2019 16:04 (seven months ago) link

Envious

doug watson, Thursday, 26 December 2019 22:00 (seven months ago) link

one month passes...

NEW MUSIC
Listen here:https://t.co/aG0LLIzWqM
thank you to RUSHMORE HIGH SCHOOL for their dystopian vocals
THE MIRAGE is a song we originally wrote when we were 16 , now reformed.
more soon – - tnpX pic.twitter.com/bpjTItrQsB

— THESE NEW PURITANS (@TNPs) January 29, 2020

nxd, Wednesday, 29 January 2020 13:57 (six months ago) link

This song is kind of silly but I am still digging it hardcore

totally unnecessary bewbz of exploitation (DJP), Wednesday, 29 January 2020 15:27 (six months ago) link

very few bands can pull off a non-horrible song with a kids' choir; TNP is thankfully one of them

bold caucasian eroticism (Simon H.), Thursday, 30 January 2020 18:20 (six months ago) link


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