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spaced out mastodon!,
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This review is from: The Hunter (Audio CD)
So they decided to ditch the concept idea and go with what feels natural. On the very first listen i thought ok this is 7/10 but then as usual with subsequent listens it grew to a more 9/10.
Production wise it HAS lost some of the dynamics as featured in leviathan and blood mountain but i am a fan of tight production so it doesn't bother me at all. There are what, 3 episodes of shouting on the entire album? Again this doesn't bother me. The vocals are in the majority clean (for brent and troy anyway), are VERY processed but nevertheless sound awesome. Brent sounds like ozzy in some places!
It seems they've decided to cut the crap and write shorter songs without dragging anything off for the sake of it. It's their most focused, weird and spacey LP to date. Just watch Brent all baked out while he's listening to the beginning of 'creature lives' on the DVD, ooh the look of satisfaction! ;)