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A Place To Bury Strangers / Transfixiation
Album:Transfixiation Collection:General
Artist:A Place To Bury Strangers Added:03/2015
Label:Dead Oceans 

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Add Date:2015-08-07 Pull Date:2015-10-09 
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Album Review
Telepathic Juan
Reviewed 2015-08-08 
A Place To Bury Strangers’ Transfixiation is the fourth album by this Brooklyn trio. While the preoccupation with The Jesus & Mary Chain trademarks remain a vital component of their music, the disproportionate noise that accompanies them in previous albums has been shaped into layers of controlled sound, revealing a more accessible side. The moments tinted with whispers and loud elements continue but this time Transfixiation is full of captivating guitar effects and although a very dense recording, the album never overwhelms and manages to flow with an enthralling dynamic. One of the best bands I have seen live, especially since they’re able to negotiate spectacle and noise production without sounding repetitive or overwhelmingly muddled.

RIYL: The Jesus & Mary Chain, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Soft Moon, The Raveonettes, and, Sightings.

FCC WARNING: 2, 4, and 5
Recommended Tracks:

1. (3:22) **Supermaster – Sharp opener with fast drumming, whispery vocals and a hell of a bass line.
2. (3:23) **Straight – FCC (fuck). Exasperating stomper with killer guitars and entrancing chorus.
3. (1:55) Love High – Feedback infested track – loud and brief.
4. (2:26) **What We Don’t See – FCC (fucked up). The Jesus & Mary Chain meets My Bloody Valentine. Reverb, distortion and repetition part 1. Vocal effect stands out.
5. (6:08) Deeper – FCC (fucked). Slow beat, whispery vocals, dense atmosphere. Reverb and distortion everywhere.
6. (2:31) Lower Zone – Instrumental transitional. Primal repetitive beat. Guitar solo with intense feedback.
7. (5:08) *We’ve Come So Far – Reverb, distortion and repetition part 2. Respectable track with stylish vocals, sharp guitar parts, and just the right amount of swagger.
8. (4:10) *Now It’s Over – Reverb, distortion and repetition part 3. Another sophisticated take on The Jesus & Mary Chain legacy. Solid.
9. (2:41) **I’m So Clean – Fast and fearless. Speed makes this track addictive. Just the right amount of effects. Killer!
10. (4:21) **Fill The Void – Continuation of the previous track. Angular and effective.
11. (3:15) I Will Die – Album epilogue. Build up noise, reverb and feedback everywhere. More grainier that the rest of the album. Neat.

Track Listing
1.Supermaster 6.Lower Zone
2.Straight 7.We've Come So Far
3.Love High 8.Now It's Over
4.What We Don't See 9.I'm So Clean
5.Deeper 10.Fill The Void
 11.I Will Die