Review: Being As An Ocean – “How We Both Wondrously Perish”

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“How We Both Wondrously Perish”

Release Date: May 6th 2014

Label: InVouge Records

Rating: 4.5/5

 

So first and for most, I never really enjoyed this band. But this album made me a fan almost instantly. These gentlemen have found a style that works great in their favor. The mix and blend of vocal styles among the lyrics is nearly perfect.
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Review: Slaves – “Through Art We Are All Equals”

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“Through Art We Are All Equals”

Release Date: June 24th 2014

Label: Artery Recodings

Rating: 3/5

 

Jonny Craig (ex Emarosa and Dance Gavin Dance) is back. Although not sure if it’s for the best or if he should let the last stay dead (Relativity fans will get that). But at first listen, “Through Art We Are All Equals” is an impressive album when compared to bands of similar styles. The records big down fall is that it blends in too well. When played back to back with Hands Like Houses- “Unimagine”, it’s very bleak. The same patterns show up, although not as heavy as the Aussie counterparts. Continue reading