September 23, 2010

Violens



Amoral, V

I have a new band crush. Their name is Violens and they're 4 New Yorkers from Miami. I would describe them myself, but their last.fm info does the job perfectly already:

"Their music imagines a place where The Zombies & The Byrds meet Wire & The Violent Femmes, and Crass meets Angelo Badalamenti & Prefab Sprout."

So much genre melding going on with Amoral - from poppy to psychy to some fast shoegazing on Another Strike Restrained and a little post-rocking on Generational Loss - I'm melting I'm melting! Also, I think there's a didgeridoo playing for a few seconds at the beginning of "Could You Stand To Know." They're so cool (I assume... not like we're close personal friends) and such a great change of pace from all the shit I've been listening to lately.

That's right. Officially dropped off the chillwave and ditched my chillboard, at least for the time being. One second my friend and I were driving around and he was telling me how much he loves Tame Impala, and the next second their music was blasting and I just had this thought:

This shit is kinda boring/repetitive and I've had enough!!!(?)

An inexplicable sorrowful rage filled my body. I asked him to change the music, and when he didn't I seriously considered cashing his face via my fist, but then I remembered that I weigh about 100 lbs, so instead I went home and listened to Violens.

Hope you liked hearing my life story and hope you like their music!

7 comments:

James Alby said...

Link is messed up.

;)

Bobby said...

haha...Thanks for sharing so much of yourself, as always. Who needs Tame Impala anymore, now that Dungen has a new album out anyway...;-)

Also...link is broken!

Anonymous said...

i liked your story a lot.

but the link is no good.

John Warlick said...

the link doesn't work! [i really want to hear this though]

Anonymous said...

link is broken, please fix. this album sounds amazing

GINAR said...

FIXED LINK

b.LOUD said...

If you ever read this now that you don't post anymore, Thank You for the music.

Also, thanks for leaving the site up.