|Thrones / Day Late, Dollar Short|
|Album:||Day Late, Dollar Short||Collection:||General|
|Label:||Southern Lord Recordings|
|Add Date:||2006-11-12||Pull Date:||2007-01-14||Charts:||Loud|
|Week Ending:||14 Jan||7 Jan||31 Dec||24 Dec||17 Dec||10 Dec||3 Dec||26 Nov|
|1.||Thu, 17 Feb 11:||Kremit The Horn|
BBW Radio: The Kenyatta Regatta
|4.||Sat, 07 Feb 09:||Ragnar of Ravensfjord|
Bloodstains Across Atherton-Sleep, What's That?
|2.||Sat, 13 Mar 10:||Gus the Fat & the Peanut Galle|
|5.||Sun, 01 Feb 09:||Alma Mahler|
Music to Make Babies To
|3.||Sat, 25 Apr 09:||Gus the Fat & the Peanut Galle|
|6.||Wed, 24 Sep 08:||Soy Ricardo|
Emphysema For Emphasis
Note: of the ones I'm reviewed, only one is "heavy" (16).
**7. Reminds me of a more distorted version of Tom Waits's "Please Wake Me Up" sans orchestration.
*13. Is kind of spooky and weird. I would say it is good for radio.
***16. This is really, really good. The first half is heart wrenching with the vocoder on top of super thick guitar and the anticipation of the downbeats and snare hits. The second half is experimental, found-soundy, electronics. ...and really good! Try this one out even though it is long.
18. The first 20 seconds is an interesting barbershop quartet.
*19. Very full, lush ambience.
|Ragnar of Ravensfjord|
Doom metal, sludge rock, experiemental weirdness, sample art and weird noise. Thrones is Joe Preston (Sunn 0))), ex-Melvins, High On Fire) on bass, guitar and drum programming. A fully functional one man band. When the riffs & songs are there they work. Othertimes the experimental stuff comes across as unfinished work that was better left as unreleased. A mostly solid release, though. |
((((1)))) Excellent sludgy instrumental made up of a main riff and slooow outro.
(((((2)))) Lots of low end and slow moving murk. Like Man Is The Bastard fronted by demented robots.
((((3)))) Straight up punkish rockin’ tune with some spoken vocals.
((4)) Sebadoh on downers? Home recordings with basic “noodling around” feel.
((5)) Dunno what this is!? Drum machine and keyboard going apeshit but not really interesting.
(((6))) Overdrive, distortion turned all the way and looped, slowed down vox.
(((7))) Bizarre kid’s show theme song. Sung on seriously looooo-fi equipment.
(((8))) Beat-box like drums and psych-metal robot funk (?) from hell.
((9)) Silly keyboard interlude. Like the intro of some 80’s “fantasy” video game.
(10) I’ve got a keyboard and I’m gonna fuck around with “Flight of the Bumblebee” on it.
((((11)))) Proper, up-right & rockin’ sludge-core. Residents cover (I dunno the original)
(12) Silly goofy off at home.
((13)) Odd mix of sample about some religion, a bit of sludge and more samples of hell kid voices.
(((((14))))) Crazy but ace cover of Rush’s “Oracle” (from “2112” dood!)
(((((15))))) Killer cover of the Blue Oyster Cult classic. Great vocals and guitar/bass work.
((((((16))))) Perfect! Absolutely stunning mix of ultra-heavy guitars, vocoder voice and minimal beats. Incredible to hear/see live!
((17)) Disjointed voice and riffs – too many weird ideas that don’t work.
((((18))))) Weird, almost pop vibe amongst the layers of distortion. Strangely wonderful.
((((19)))) Nice dark ambient flow.
|1.||The Suckling||10.||Simon Legree|
|2.||Young Savage||11.||Easter Woman|
|3.||Algol||12.||Valley Of The Thrones|
|7.||Coal Sack||16.||Davids Lib|
|8.||Epicus Doomicus Bumpitus||17.||A Quick One|
|9.||Piano Handjob||18.||The Walk|