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Old 08-03-2016, 05:03 PM   #61 (permalink)
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ANNNNND, WE'RE BACK!

Frown would be the one to recommend me an album without a cover photo on Google images under 1200x1200, so I guess we'll just move on without one.

Jan.1 EP by Girl Pusher
Recommended by: Frownland (1 Pass, 1 Fail)

There's only 3 tracks on this thing and it's well under 6 minutes in length, so this will be a rather short review.

Tourist: Nice synth based beat. The vocals join the mix and are impossible to make out, but seem like some heavily distorted female screamed rap lyrics? I suppose you would call this cyberpunk? I'm not familiar with the genre but I know enough to assume that's what she's going for with this. Decent track, but in some ways it kind of reminds me the synth version of nu-metal.

Most Lonely: This is the longest track on the project, although that's not saying much considering it's only 2 and a half minutes long. The beat slaps, I'm feeling it so far. There's some noisy sampling and she's half singing/half harmonizing in the background. I like this one a lot. The beat feels somewhat trap inspired, but has a lot of depth to it as well. Her voice is kind of cute and sweet, and the way that contradicts the dark and grimy instrumental makes for a cool dynamic.

I Have A Marvellous Persona - This girl thinks she MC Ride now? Definitely a noisy, Death Grips-esque track here, but the instrumental isn't as abstract and abrasive as her voice is. That one was over before it ever really got going, unfortunately.


I feel kind of strange about that one. It was far too short to really develop too much of an opinion on, but there were moments I thought were really neat. It was definitely cool to see a female vocalist in such a noisy, abrasive act, but at the same time two of three songs ended before ever gaining much momentum.

Final Verdict: Despite the length, I can't say that I didn't like a large majority of the project, so it's a definite pass on Girl Pusher. I'm listening to a few live tracks from them now (looks like a duo?) and I think I might look into some of their other stuff, I'm intrigued.
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If you get a chance to see them live, do it. They're a very intense live band, especially when it's in an intimate, smaller venue. This is not really a recommendation, but Tunnel Canary is a pretty crazy female fronted abrasive band (one of the most abrasive imo).

My next rec is completely different and I have zero idea how you'll take it. Huun-Huur-Tu - Ancestor's Call.
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Bumping this because I'm going to start it back up. Anyone with recs (preferable stuff that's on Spotify, or at least is on YouTube unless you're going to provide me a link) should hit me up. No recommending your own music though, because you all ****ing suck.
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