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Post Rock/Math rock

3.07 | 5 ratings

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Chris H
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4 stars Sleepmakeswaves, at least in this instance, are going to be a prime example of the new decade's less is more theory. It's almost hard to imagine that this is their first release, usually you expect an amateur, kitschy piece that is good for collector value and so forth, yet these guys from down under MEAN BUSINESS! Sure, it's no masterpiece yet, but to come out rockin' at the speed Sleepmakeswaves does takes pure skill and a vision for the future. So yes, I will be in line for their first full-length when it comes out, but enough raving. How long does a rollercoaster ride last? Maybe a minute, maybe 90 seconds? A good album can usually be comapred to a rollercoaster, achieving the same up and down melody effects in a 35 to 55 minute time period, yet Sleepmakeswaves makes their roller coaster of music in barely 12 minutes! This album feels longer, it has enough energy to be longer, it makes you want to play it over and over until 45 minutes have passed by! The greatest measure of an artist's work is when the music has stopped and you say That's the end? I want more.

Certainly no masterpiece, as I said before, but if you need to hunt down the best of the best in debut EP's, Sleepmakeswaves might be an unknown goldstrike. Look for these fellows to tighten up the nuts and bolts and blow the Aussies away with a 5 star debut full-length.

4 stars, so close!

Chris H | 4/5 |


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