Archive for the ‘Drone’ Category

Boris - Smile

Smile didn’t call my attention that much. There are some atmospheric/abstract tracks between rock-oriented tunes.


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Fuck Buttons - Street Horrrsing

Fuck Buttons put together noise, post-rock and drone. These 3 sub-genres are becoming more and more popular and the mix of it is new to me. I’m not into drone / noise too much but Street Horrrsing has some unique soundscapes.

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Earth - The Bees Made Honey in the Lion’s Skull

Earth is an american band with almost 20 years of life. Anyone who likes drone or post-rock surely have heard about them. They make an interesting mix of post rock and drone.

In The Bees Made Honey in the Lion’s Skull There are dramatic soundscapes so it’s good for background music or instrumental rock aficionados.

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Boris with Merzbow - Rock Dream

This is a record of the live union of two japanese experimental legends. However Boris with Merzbow are playing Boris stuff. So Merzbow, a noise god, is working like a fourth member of Boris.

The result couldn’t be better. Rock Dream is an explosion of energy. The four guys are in trance from the very beginning with the 35 minutes epic Feedbacker (which worths the first half of this double disc release) till the end with Farewell.

The setlist is perfect as much as the performances. Merbow‘s textures and noise layers matches incredibly good Boris drone / hard rock. The gathering of these elements goes beyond labels and can only be described as a rock dream.
The audience of this show is really lucky.
Surely one of the best things I’ve heard this year. I was caught by surprise with this record. Awesome.

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