8.23.2011

VOIVOD.



Everyone who visits here has a favorite era of Voivod (I'm assuming, of course).

I myself was weaned on those first three records in their discography, and it is hard for me to say those aren't my favorite, but when it comes down to it, I pretty much celebrate their entire recorded output.

I have a bunch of muddy-sounding live tapes from The Eighties that will always be some of my favorite musical things to listen to, and while Angel Rat is a record I don't pull out often, the demos for that recording have been quite compelling to these ears as of late. Gone from this one is the icy-screech of bitter cold Canadian thrash; in its place we find a spaced-out & discordant Die Kreuzen-meets-King Crimson vibe.

To put it in layman's terms,it kinda feels like you're riding out an opium high while floating along in arctic waters on a slab of sheered-off glacial ice, per se'…



Voivod - Angel Rat (The Demos).


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8 comments:

  1. Flas Fact - Voivod are the greatest band ever to pick up instruments. ALL Voivod is good, even when it isn't....

    Also - http://www.roadburn.com/2011/08/voivod-to-curate-roadburn-festival-2012/

    OH YEAH.

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  2. Just have to say found your blog today while hunting for the some Bloodlet. Awesome awesomeness.

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  3. Thank you, Voivod are one of the all time greats, they don't get the credit they are due!!

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  4. you can never go wrong with voivod.

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  5. I've never even heard this. The Angel Rat demos? Very nice, and thank you muchly.

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  6. Link seems to be gone.

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    1. Yeah.

      The whole blog is LONG GONE.

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