- 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.
|Spiderland [Box Set] - Slint|
|Lucinda Williams [Reissue] - Lucinda Williams|
|American Radical Patriot [Box Set] - Woody Guthrie|
|Miles at the Fillmore - Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 3 - Miles Davis|
|No Depression [Legacy Edition] - Uncle Tupelo|
|The Satanist - Behemoth|
|Home, Like Noplace Is There - The Hotelier|
|Goodbye Yellow Brick Road [40th Anniversary Edition] - Elton John|
|Spaces - Nils Frahm|
|St. Vincent - St. Vincent|
|High Land, Hard Rain [30th Anniversary Edition] - Aztec Camera|
|Moondance [Deluxe Edition] - Van Morrison|
|Bottle Rockets/The Brooklyn Side [Reissue] - The Bottle Rockets|
|12 Stories - Brandy Clark|
|There's a Dream I've Been Saving: 1966-1971 - Lee Hazlewood|
|Memorial - Russian Circles|
|Haiti Direct: Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds, 1960-1978 - Various Artists|
|Rooms of the House - La Dispute|
|The River & the Thread - Rosanne Cash|
|Workbook 25 [Deluxe Edition] - Bob Mould|