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Records That Kicked My Ass (May 2016)

Yes, I actually kept my word this time. It remains to be seen how long I’ll be able to keep up this schedule but for now doing this once a month post might work. Regardless, here are 5 records that really blew me away this month. Unlike last month I actually listened to a lot more records this time so I actually had to narrow down my choices this time to only 5. Hopefully these are some records that might interest whoever is reading this (assuming  you haven’t already heard them already).
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Weekly Listenings (7/9/15 – 7/16/15)


Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus (2004)
Obsequie – Aria of Vernal Tombs (2015)
Cannibal Corpse – Evisceration Plague (2009)
Django Django – Born Under Saturn (2015)
Leprous – The Congregation (2015)
Shape of Despair – Monotony Fields (2015)
Disarmonia Mundi – Mind Tricks (2006)
Pitbulls in the Nursery – Equanimity (2015)
Beardfish – +4626-Comfortzone (2015)


Weekly Listenings (6/14/15 – 6/21/15)


Faith No More – Angel Dust (1992)

Tool – 10,000 Days (2006)

Disarmonia Mundi – Mind Tricks (2006)

Soilwork – Stabbing The Drama (2005)

Dredg – The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion (2009)

The Mars Volta – Amputechture (2006)

The Mars Volta – De-Loused in the Comatorium (2003)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Let Love In (1994)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – The Boatman’s Call (1997)


Weekly Listenings (6/6/15 – 6/13/15)


This may be easier in terms of keeping a weekly post – so let’s see how this works out. This will count for the last week.

Tool – 10,000 Days (2006)

Dredg – The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion (2009)

Tool – Lateralus (2001)

Thomas Giles – Pulse (2011)

Soilwork – The Panic Broadcast (2010)

Between The Buried and Me – The Great Misdirect (2009)

Faith No More – Sol Invictus (2015)

Sumac – The Deal (2015)

A Perfect Circle – Mer de Noms (2000)


The 2nd Post – “The always difficult second album syndrome has finally sunken in.”

1238825_613932128629066_1802144705_nAfter over a month I’m finally doing a second one of these weekly listening posts (even though I said this would be a weekly thing). A bunch of things just stopped me from doing this (chiefly among them being lack of interest to be honest). But whatever, if this becomes a “whenever I feel like doing one of these things” lists, then that’s what it’ll be goddamnit! Anyway, here’s some ramblings on what I’ve been listening to and watching this week that’s worth, perhaps, some sort of mentioning and maybe talking about if people feel like commenting.

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