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Jesu / Conqueror
Album:Conqueror Collection:General
Artist:Jesu Added:02/2007
Label:Hydra Head 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-07-01 Pull Date:2007-09-02 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:2 Sep19 Aug5 Aug29 Jul22 Jul15 Jul8 Jul
Airplays:1212153

Recent Airplay
1.Fri, 25 Dec 09:Barbra Anne
The Courtesy Flush - the tiger woods holiday spectacular
4.Sat, 15 Mar 08:Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Bloodstains Across Atherton
2.Sun, 24 May 09:DJ Adam/Luke
Afternoon Delight
5.Wed, 20 Feb 08:mike
Baptism of Solitude
3.Wed, 16 Apr 08:dj natty and dj brick
nag champa orangeasm
6.Mon, 27 Aug 07:Gears
A2Z

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2007-06-25 
Heavy ethereal, psych rock with metal riffage This is Justin Broadrick’s (Godflesh) “new-ish” band. Jesu also features the incredible Ted Parsons (Swans, Prong) on drums and some nice bass lines from Dairmund Dalton. Broadrick & co. It’s somewhat like taking Godflesh’s heavy riffs and beats and merging them with an often blurry shoegazer/psych vibe. All this results in a near-perfect album you’ll want to play over & over.

((((1)))) Thick, dense consistent riff with slow melodic descent that eventually moves around with flangers and piano sounds.
((((2)))) Similar to an old Godflesh song except tuned completely different and a bit more space for sullen melodicism.
(((((3))))) Big riff and a nice, almost poppy structure with lots of pretty, strummy chords & Broadrick’s faded melancholic vocals.
((((((4)))))) Epic, blessed out, ethereal “shoegazer” psych. Beautiful & catchy while still being somewhat sludgy and moving in a new direction.
(((((5)))))) Swervedriver crossed with Godflesh? Pretty simple riff but even this song has more than a few layers that you don’t catch the first go around.
(((((6))))) “Sludge-gazer”? Still another fantastic mix of the heavy low end and the melodic high notes.
((((((7)))))) Bright sound with nice interplay between the bass & guitar. Vocals are really trippy – sometimes melodic but still a bit faded. Gets heavier as it moves on.
(((((((8))))))) Stunning, sunny day guitar work with a steady, semi-heavy undercurrent. Just gorgeous "get lost in this" sound.

Track Listing
1.Conqueror 5.Medicine
2.Old Year 6.Brighteyes
3.Transfigure 7.Mother Earth
4.Weightless & Horizontal 8.Stanlow