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Various Artists / Noothgrush/Coffins Split
Album:Noothgrush/Coffins Split Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists Added:11/2013
Label:Southern Lord Recordings 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2013-11-14 Pull Date:2014-01-24 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:15 Dec8 Dec1 Dec24 Nov17 Nov

Recent Airplay
1.Wed, 20 Jul 16:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion
4.Wed, 04 Dec 13:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion
2.Fri, 13 Dec 13:oatmeal stout ensemble
Aporeia recap of crazy a.d. 2013
5.Thu, 28 Nov 13:smurph
Oh Messy Life
3.Thu, 12 Dec 13:The Grunt
6.Wed, 27 Nov 13:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2013-11-11 
Split release: The soundtrack to you tying the noose you are about to hang yourself with, slowly, meticulously making sure you have the correct number of loops (the number is 13). Like Noothgrush, you gotta get it right. Glorious doom, sludge “metal”. Noothgrush keep the local, once stinking fertile hardcore/metal Redwood City scene alive with the first 3 tracks. Crushingly slow, Sabbath’ed out dreariness dominates. Tracks 4-5 are Coffins, that despite the name sound relatively upbeat. A fucking Karen Carpenter vomit stain in comparison with (relatively) more urgent beats, galloping even, but still dark dark downtuned mindnumbing evil. Music to play while slow roasting Katy Perry’s dismembered corpse.

1) (3:27) slow plod, Sabbath riff, pained/screamed “vocs” shadowing chords
2) (4:55) distant wind sounds then treated samples from the first Star Wars movie, a reference to the title of the track (“Jundland Wastes”, Luke’s home planet, the sound of the Sand People, they used these samples on a track released 10-15 years ago), slow crushing power doom follows
3) (9:02) strange voice samples, looped, slow bass line followed by more despondent slow doom
4) (6:24) Coffins: more of a driving sludge, ride cymbal beat crashing, gutteral death vocs doomier than Noothgrush, lovely lovely stuff, with slow down toward end
5) (5:24) galloping, almost rockin’, heavy as hell

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
2.NoothgrushJundland Wastes
4.CoffinsDrown In Revelation
5.CoffinsThe Wretched Path