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Post Rock/Math rock

3.63 | 66 ratings

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3 stars This was my first SWANS album and it is the only one that I can get in to. Filth is an album full of chaotic noise that is augmented by two bassists, two drummers, and a single guitar player. Micheal Gira's growling, ugly vocals add to the soundscape. The album isn't as proggy as the later albums and the songs are not as long but the experimentation and avant-garde are still present. Now the reason why this is the only SWANS album I can get into is because it is an industrial album. Industrial music is my number one all time favorite genre of music and I have heard so much of it that I am able to listen to Filth. While the album is not as prog as the later SWANS albums and there were better SWANS albums to come (according to people on this website) Filth was a great start and it really got the band on a path where they made their prog masterpieces. (Again according to people on this website.)
progtime1234567 | 3/5 |


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