Saturday, 11 August 2018

Oh Sees - Smote Reverser, album review

Far-out on the Far-out Spectrum

Not the black-doom-hardcore-thrash-metal of the cover’s insinuation, but a psyche-folk ‘n’ space rock arc that is as fresh as it is retro. Drifting vocals and sustained instrumental reveries make this as far-out in the far-out lineage as one might hope for when liking such, as I do. You’ll hear just about everything valuable of valuable influences informing the ingenuity of this current sound. Oh yes, [see what I did there, twice?] there’s guitar rock too, even if snippets*, then Pink Floyd – Moon Bog – and I apologise for naming but I couldn’t resist.

Though for extended scorchings, listen to Anthemic Aggressor. No need - the music will take you there.


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