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Imperial Wax Solvent ~ The Fall
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4.0 out of 5 stars Progression, 24 April 2008
I have only had the opp to hear this a few times and so I feel a bit early to proclaim, but the news is good. The last release, RPTLC, sounded to me stronger upon initial listen than after repeated listens. There was not the expanding experience you get with most Fall album upon repeated listens..it was more groove bass oriented. You still have that basis here with Mr Dave Eagle Spurr, who may be now establishing a new Fall sound as opposed to the pick heavy style of Steve Hanley who was at the root. ..whatever that sound is or was. The music on IWS has so much more meat on the branches as opposed to TLC..The breadth of music scope is surprising and the editing is breathtaking especially on… Read more