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i cannot wait to hear it but i'm also at a loss to describe what i even want from this band after the ark work

american bradass (BradNelson), Tuesday, 12 November 2019 22:24 (nine months ago) link

my answer to that admittedly pertinent question is simply 'more'

imago, Tuesday, 12 November 2019 22:38 (nine months ago) link

The glitches are at once awful and so so perfect. They felt a bit gimmicky on Ark Work, and now they feel like an essential part of the style.

Frederik B, Tuesday, 12 November 2019 22:43 (nine months ago) link

lmao from the first track i love it

american bradass (BradNelson), Tuesday, 12 November 2019 22:55 (nine months ago) link

This one also benefits tremendously from being the correct length for a Liturgy album

Simon H., Tuesday, 12 November 2019 23:19 (nine months ago) link

as with the ark work i'm kinda loling through every song in a good way

american bradass (BradNelson), Tuesday, 12 November 2019 23:21 (nine months ago) link

This one also benefits tremendously from being the correct length for a Liturgy album

― Simon H., Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:19 AM (three minutes ago) bookmarkflaglink

Abso-fucking-lutely.

Le Bateau Ivre, Tuesday, 12 November 2019 23:23 (nine months ago) link

wonder if this album syncs up with end of evangelion

american bradass (BradNelson), Tuesday, 12 November 2019 23:37 (nine months ago) link

So glad they are still making music. Always seemed like the rest of the band was annoyed with Hunter in interviews and such but they always get back together and make these crazy great albums. id be fine if I never heard the term transcendental black metal ever again but I do love this. Also, Greg is a really good dude who just loves making music and art. New album rules. The first track and the title track are beyond excellent.

Brad otm, this feels equally of that show as The Inalienable Dreamless.

gman59, Wednesday, 13 November 2019 00:26 (eight months ago) link

Greg is long gone!

imago, Wednesday, 13 November 2019 00:51 (eight months ago) link

wow. I should have really looked that up. I thought he was still in the band. I take that part back

gman59, Wednesday, 13 November 2019 01:47 (eight months ago) link

all of the riffs in "pasaqalia" make me think of emo a lot

american bradass (BradNelson), Wednesday, 13 November 2019 03:12 (eight months ago) link

I take it all back. Different bass player too. Damn. Didn't realize all of the personnel changes but the music is still great.

gman59, Wednesday, 13 November 2019 03:14 (eight months ago) link

much as i love the ark work for being perversely intractable (until you adjust and figure out it’s very catchy), pretty sure this is the populist (as much as it ever could be) masterpiece that also stretches their music way out

american bradass (BradNelson), Wednesday, 13 November 2019 03:31 (eight months ago) link

Rereading the Transcendental Black Metal manifesto, it's still so so annoying - and kinda racist towards Norwegians - but it honestly makes a lot of sense and explains a lot of what goes into these last few albums. Took ten years, but he delivered on his thoughts, lol.

Frederik B, Wednesday, 13 November 2019 12:29 (eight months ago) link

Ok this is sounding much better with fresh ears

change display name (Jordan), Wednesday, 13 November 2019 16:05 (eight months ago) link

Love all the bell tones

change display name (Jordan), Wednesday, 13 November 2019 16:07 (eight months ago) link

lol this is bespoke lj fodder. Enjoying it so far.

pomenitul, Wednesday, 13 November 2019 16:22 (eight months ago) link

Also it helped to skip the first track, that one is just a lot. Every other track has some kind of unexpected element, or at least a break in the assault.

change display name (Jordan), Wednesday, 13 November 2019 16:28 (eight months ago) link

Nah the first track is great too.

pomenitul, Wednesday, 13 November 2019 16:31 (eight months ago) link

First track is huge, kicks it all off proper.

Le Bateau Ivre, Wednesday, 13 November 2019 16:42 (eight months ago) link

This record is fucking crazy

I think I love it

Paul Ponzi, Thursday, 14 November 2019 22:16 (eight months ago) link

Awww no physical release till the end of February.

Definitely AOTY material here, at least for me

Paul Ponzi, Thursday, 14 November 2019 22:30 (eight months ago) link

This record is zany as hell and probably their best, I'm on board. Dude's vocals are still terrible though, this should've been an instrumental record.

Siegbran, Thursday, 14 November 2019 23:23 (eight months ago) link

Gargantuan record. One might mistake the operatic flirtations and overcautious 'building up to a climax' for a flaw, but it's done so charmingly, so damn coy, while at the same time being integrated in their sound so very well. The opening notes leading up to the disarming nue of Exaco III and the beginning of the title song, man... Sincerity overrides pretentiousness, again and again. A masterpiece.

Le Bateau Ivre, Monday, 25 November 2019 19:12 (eight months ago) link

^^ my blurb for the AOTY albums poll rollout lol

Le Bateau Ivre, Monday, 25 November 2019 19:12 (eight months ago) link

one month passes...

this slaps

ciderpress, Saturday, 11 January 2020 18:42 (seven months ago) link

I need to get this.

Duke, Saturday, 11 January 2020 19:16 (seven months ago) link

i was a nonbeliever before this one but this is just really well done

ciderpress, Saturday, 11 January 2020 19:40 (seven months ago) link

four months pass...

Hunter is a woman

Duke, Tuesday, 12 May 2020 14:11 (three months ago) link

pic.twitter.com/xpaKA5lPy3

— Liturgy (@LITVRGY) May 12, 2020

Duke, Tuesday, 12 May 2020 14:12 (three months ago) link

wow <3 <3 <3

mellon collie and the infinite bradness (BradNelson), Tuesday, 12 May 2020 14:20 (three months ago) link

wow, beautiful ;_;

jmm, Tuesday, 12 May 2020 14:30 (three months ago) link

:)

change display name (Jordan), Tuesday, 12 May 2020 14:37 (three months ago) link

knew this was coming but v glad to see how it's expressed :)

imago, Tuesday, 12 May 2020 14:37 (three months ago) link

congrats to hunter

Kate (rushomancy), Tuesday, 12 May 2020 18:39 (three months ago) link

two months pass...

Rereading the Transcendental Black Metal manifesto, it's still so so annoying - and kinda racist towards Norwegians

― Frederik B, Wednesday, November 13, 2019 4:29 AM (eight months ago) bookmarkflaglink

you think that's bad? check this vile shit out

http://www.uffdahhh.com/ole---lena-jokes.html

the burrito that defined a generation, Monday, 27 July 2020 17:39 (two weeks ago) link

I'm sick of BM bands not getting called out for their anti-Norwegian racism

the quar on drugs (Simon H.), Monday, 27 July 2020 17:42 (two weeks ago) link

When is HAQQ being physically released? Still not available here in Germany it seems.

Duke, Monday, 27 July 2020 21:32 (two weeks ago) link


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