- Summary: The pioneers of drone doom return with part one of its latest concept album (Volume 2 is scheduled for 2012).
- Record Label: Southern Lord Records
- Genre(s): Experimental, Grunge, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
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Feb 23, 2011Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light, Vol. 1 represents a further shift in Earth's evolution. It is darker -- even sinister -- and undoubtedly heavier than Bees, but it is more seductive with its mantra-like droning repetition and more elegantly detailed in its textural dimension.
Mar 9, 2011Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light 1 is not just an inevitable player in album of the year discussions for those with more avant garde tastes; it's yet more proof of Earth's symptomatic tendency to continuously re-evaluate their own legacy and drag themselves forward simultaneously.
Feb 8, 2011While Carlson and company continue to explore new influences (much has been made over the band's recent declaration of affection for Pentangle and Fairport Convention), Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light 1 sounds to me like a different manifestation of the same sound they've been exploring for some time now.
Mar 2, 2011Not too much different from the previous album, but the 20 minute self titled track is the best thing I've heard all year. This is a beautifully atmospheric, relaxing album that sucks you in. Although, I don't feel like the cello did that much good on it, but it's still goes well with the rest of the instrumentation.… Expand
Published: March 1, 2011Music critics were in a mellow mood last month, preferring more minimalist and restrained works, including the latest releases from PJ Harvey and Radiohead. Find out more about February's best-reviewed albums, and listen to full songs from each one.
|Sound System [Box Set] - The Clash|
|The Warner Bros. Years [Box Set] - Steve Earle|
|American Radical Patriot [Box Set] - Woody Guthrie|
|Higher! [Box Set] - Sly & the Family Stone|
|Live at the Academy of Music 1971 - The Band|
|The Island Years [Box Set] - John Martyn|
|There's a Dream I've Been Saving: 1966-1971 - Lee Hazlewood|
|Spaces - Nils Frahm|
|The Finer Things - The State Champs|
|Moondance [Deluxe Edition] - Van Morrison|
|12 Stories - Brandy Clark|
|Loud City Song - Julia Holter|
|Memorial - Russian Circles|
|In Utero [20th Anniversary Edition] - Nirvana|
|The RCA Albums Collection - Harry Nilsson|
|From the Sea to the Land Beyond [OST] - British Sea Power|
|All Hail West Texas [Reissued] - The Mountain Goats|
|Virgins - Tim Hecker|
|Is Survived By - Touche Amore|
|American Ride - Willie Nile|