- 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 aNot 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
Feb 25, 2011I just can't get into stuff like this, I've tried but I really can't get into it. I just get bored and kind of annoyed when I listen to stuffI just can't get into stuff like this, I've tried but I really can't get into it. I just get bored and kind of annoyed when I listen to stuff like this.… 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.
|Led Zeppelin IV [Remastered] - Led Zeppelin|
|Doolittle 25 - Pixies|
|The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 - Bob Dylan|
|The Velvet Underground [45th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition] - The Velvet Underground|
|Houses of the Holy [Remastered] - Led Zeppelin|
|Physical Graffiti [Remastered] - Led Zeppelin|
|Bloodstone & Diamonds - Machine Head|
|Black Messiah - D'Angelo|
|Gentlemen At 21 [Deluxe Edition] - The Afghan Whigs|
|Offering: Live at Temple University - John Coltrane|
|Start Together [Box Set] - Sleater-Kinney|
|Apex Predator - Easy Meat - Napalm Death|
|G Stands For Go-Betweens, Vol. 1 [Box Set] - The Go-Betweens|
|Complicated Game - James McMurtry|
|No Cities to Love - Sleater-Kinney|
|RTJ2 - Run the Jewels|
|Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972 [Box Set] - Captain Beefheart|
|The Mindsweep - Enter Shikari|
|Ten Love Songs - Susanne Sundfør|
|Extra Painful - Yo La Tengo|