Masters of harsh soundscapes and monumental noise My Disco is back with news of a forthcoming record and a new song to boot. ‘Rival Colour’ is a masterclass of threatening minimalism. It’s a sparse collection of elements have been pieced together to create a truly unsettling arrangement.
After some years in the wilderness, My Disco has returned with a punishing but gripping album in Severe. Finding the perfect balance between unsettling quiet and intimidating loudness, My Disco have created a monument to the power of minimalist, industrial rock. Severe takes shape as an ancient structure, creaking in the wind but seemingly ageless and permanent.
Highlife by Making is an unholy mess of damned rhythms and forsaken melody. Undeniably groovy and impossibly bleak, this collection of songs has revitalised my love for noise-rock and reminded me that there is bliss to be found in the odd brain-hammering afforded by listening to well-constructed noise.
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