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Wolfe, Chelsea / Hiss Spun
Album:Hiss Spun Collection:Out for Review
Artist:Wolfe, Chelsea Added:09/2017
Label:Sargent House 

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Add Date:2017-10-12 Pull Date:2017-12-14 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:15 Oct
Airplays:1

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Album Review
BravoMarco
Reviewed 2017-10-08 
Chelsea Wolfe
Hiss Spun
(Sargent House)
Reviewed by BravoMarco

Cali’s Chelsea Wolfe is back following on from the 2015 release “Abyss” For the main, this is a bassy, distortion laced throbbing stop & start assault, all kept in check by some lively vocals. This has plenty quality to be a college radio indy favourite.

Like: PJ Harvey, Jesus and Mary Chain, All About Eve
Good release: Really liking 4, 9, 11,12

FCC’s. on 12*

1) Spun (5.29) A slow menacing grinding fuzz of an opener – gets manic in the latter stages.
2) 16 Psyche (4.19) A power Indy track to get the arms a swaying at the gigs.
3) Vex (3.02) Lots of metal grungey styles going on here, reminiscent of “Garbage” - the first half of the track in any case.
4) Strain (1.14) Atmospheric tribal beats with a glorious dark industrial underbelly – A real shame its so short as its one of the better tracks (even though it’s an instrumental)
5) The Culling (6.01) Vocals take prominence for the first half & then the measured heavier accompaniment takes over.
6) Particle Flux (4.53) A foot tapper & a head nodder, among the mid tempo fuzziness.
7) Twin Fawn (6.07) The metal ballad with loud parts & louder finale.
8) Offering (2.50) Quick start & mild mannered. Reminds me of a track by the “The Glove” or “Dear Prudence” by Siouxsie
9) Static Hum (4.21) The anthem track – get that zippo ready – or use the phone...Fantastic last minute.
10) Welt (1.55) Nice & gravelly then becomes a soft piano piece. Both enjoyable. Needs a few listens to appreciate the mixture I suppose.
11) Two Spirit (4.14) Stripped back guitar & vocals. Up’s the tempo late on. Lovely.
12) *Scrape (Dirty) (3.04) Big post punk sound & voice to wrap things up. Have to listen hard but she throws one or two cheeky fucks in during this classy track.



Track Listing
1.Spun 7.Twin Fawn
2.16 Psyche 8.Offering
3.Vex 9.Static Hum
4.Strain 10.Welt
5.The Culling 11.Two Spirit
6.Particle Flux 12.Scrape