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A Future Lived in Past Tense ~ Juno
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Seattle emo-core band Juno's second album requires several listens before you can unlock its dark depths. After doing so I found myself pondering the bands choice of name, Juno is the mythological goddess of light. If it is an attempt at irony it is an extremely good one.
The atmospheric instrumental a thousand motors pressed upon the heart opens the record. A spooky church organ leads the way, then the guitars cut in and a wonderful chimera of noise builds. Often bands who choose to employ three guitars can sound overcrowded. But Juno use there triangular guitar set up to great effect, particularly on covered with hair, we slept in rented rooms, you are the beautiful conductor of this… Read more
Realist Week [VINYL]
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
After a 2 year hiatus, Norfolk's finest psycho-rock wranglers are back with what is alledgedly their 'best album to date'.
Drawing from the various styles of their previous 2 albums (the soatermaic sounds of magoo and vote the pacifist ticket today), Realist Week is possibly Magoo's most eclectic album to date. From the monged-up dreaminess of Revolutions of the Planets back to the trashy rock-out of Nastro Adhesivo. Magoo have also developed their sound to incoporate their keyboard/sampler style more; most notably on Knowledge is Power and in the hammond-tastic Milk Freaks.
Having almost forgotten about Magoo (sorry!) until I saw them in London last month, i was overjoyed to hear… Read more
Realist Week ~ Magoo
Realist Week ~ Magoo
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
After a 2 year hiatus, Norfolk's finest psycho-rock wranglers are back with what is alledgedly their 'best album to date'.
Drawing from the various styles of their previous 2 albums (the soatermaic sounds of magoo and vote the pacifist ticket today), Realist Week is possibly Magoo's most eclectic album to date. From the monged-up dreaminess of Revolutions of the Planets back to the trashy rock-out of Nastro Adhesivo. Magoo have also developed their sound to incoporate their keyboard/sampler style more; most notably on Knowledge is Power and in the hammond-tastic Milk Freaks.
Having almost forgotten about Magoo (sorry!) until I saw them in London last month, i was overjoyed to hear… Read more