9. Burial – Untrue

I hear this record like a distant cousin of Unknown Pleasures. Sure, it’s an electronic album but it’s got miasmic beauty that seeps from every second of it.

The vocal science on the vocals gives it a haunted, disembodied feel and sounds are like weather, synths woosh, static crackles and bass blasts by in warm gusts. This album got me through a time in my life when i was very ill and full of a lot of self doubt and sadness. Getting lost in it on a daily basis got me through.

Every note and sound on this piece of work gives me shivers.

 

 

 

 

 

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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.

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