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The Contortionist

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The Contortionist Intrinsic album cover
3.19 | 24 ratings | 2 reviews | 21% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2012

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Holomovement 06:30
2. Feedback Loop 05:08
3. Causality 04:28
4. Sequential Vision 03:55
5. Geocentric Confusion 05:50
6. Dreaming Schematics 04:36
7. Anatomy Anomalies 05:01
8. Cortical 04:43
9. Solipsis 01:36
10. Parallel Trance 03:21

Total time: 45:08

Line-up / Musicians

- Jonathan Carpenter / vocals, keyboards
- Robby Baca / guitar
- Cameron Maynard / guitar
- Christopher Tilley / bass
- Joey Baca / drums, percussion

- Eric Guenther / synth, co-producer

Releases information

Artwork: Forefathers

CD Entertainment One ‎- EOM-CD-2438 (2012, US)

LP Good Fight Music ‎- GFM-025V (2012, US)

iTunes release has as a bonus track an alternative version of "Parallel Trance"

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THE CONTORTIONIST Intrinsic ratings distribution

(24 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(21%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(38%)
Good, but non-essential (33%)
Collectors/fans only (8%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

THE CONTORTIONIST Intrinsic reviews

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2 stars 2.3/5 overall meh, did not absorb me like exoplanet and did not intrigue me enough with memorable songs. Intrinsic was an attempt from the band to be more melodic than exoplanet. It took a way different approach from the 1st album and as a result was just not as absorbing or memorable as the firs ... (read more)

Report this review (#2023142) | Posted by Egyptianprog-Fahmy | Saturday, September 8, 2018 | Review Permanlink

3 stars The Contortionist's first album, Exoplanet, is strongly based in djent and deathcore, and their third album, Language, is full of melodic, soft passages with the occasional heavy interlude. Intrinsic is a logical bridge between the two, less founded in deathcore (and metal in general), with gentl ... (read more)

Report this review (#1434450) | Posted by Insin | Saturday, July 4, 2015 | Review Permanlink

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