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Agalloch vs. Maudlin of the Well

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Poll Question: Which band do you prefer?
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    Posted: November 25 2011 at 00:15
^ Same here. 
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I made this poll a long time ago. I wasn't sure then, but now I know that I definitely prefer Agalloch.
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Agalloch. I always thought the distorted vocals in motW really brought down the quality of the music. I'm still a fan, but not as much as Agalloch. 
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Neither are bands I generally listen to, but my preference is MOTW.
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I can answer this, easily. I really liked The Mantle, but never will they touch the astral immersion of interspersed sharp brutality and trembling quiescence. If I want a musical journey, I put on Bath/Body Map. 'Nuff said.
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I literally can't answer this....
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Love both to death, but Agalloch since it's getting wintery out, and their music is just special then.
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Gotta go with Agalloch. I just love their winter-themed, harsh music. MotW are pretty good too though.
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Originally posted by Equality 7-2521 Equality 7-2521 wrote:

Agalloch. There's something special indeed. They're probably my favorite metal band.

Yeah... it's that specialness that makes them a winner for me, too. They resonate with me emotionally more than almost anything else.
MotW is also great.
Btw, I prefer Bath/Body Map to PtS, and Kayo Dot to all three.Tongue


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Agalloch!
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Agalloch. There's something special indeed. They're probably my favorite metal band.

motW is good, but I don't ingest it like crack as I do with other Driver projects. If everything was as good as Part the Second this would be much harder.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote akaBona Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 24 2011 at 13:43
Agalloch. There's something very special in their music ...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote sleeper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 23 2011 at 15:25
maudlin...., I've yet to find an Agalloch album I'd rate more than 3 stars.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Sleepwalker Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 23 2011 at 15:12
Agalloch is brilliant, motW is a bit more brilliant. 
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easy...motw
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Neck Romancer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 23 2011 at 11:42
No Agalloch or atmospheric black metal band or black metal band or even any metal band can beat a group that recorded Part The Second.
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I'm all for Agalloch, but motW is on a whole different level. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote progkidjoel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 23 2011 at 06:47
Originally posted by NecronCommander NecronCommander wrote:

maudlin of the Well gets me hard about 40% faster than Agalloch, so they get my vote.

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Originally posted by TheOppenheimer TheOppenheimer wrote:

maudlin is an excellent band, but Agalloch is totally above me.
i find their music as a mere expression of all those feelings, emotion and thoughts they superbly express through their songs.

Pieces like In The Shadow Of Our Pale Companion, Bloodbirds, or Black Lake Nidstang trascend music, im sure those guys are here to stay, and in some years, people will know them as pioneers of something we are yet to discover.

So, my vote goes for Agalloch


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote TheOppenheimer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 23 2011 at 06:24
maudlin is an excellent band, but Agalloch is totally above me.
i find their music as a mere expression of all those feelings, emotion and thoughts they superbly express through their songs.

Pieces like In The Shadow Of Our Pale Companion, Bloodbirds, or Black Lake Nidstang trascend music, im sure those guys are here to stay, and in some years, people will know them as pioneers of something we are yet to discover.

So, my vote goes for Agalloch
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