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Scream sounds like something Mugatu would've played when he's brainwashing Zoolander
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November 17, 2015 on Watch Grimes Perform “Scream” With Aristophanes In NYC
Let me first say that I really like Deafhaven's music. With that out of the way, the problem to me is that they (or at least Sunbather) were marketed or reported by journalists as being black metal, when IMO they are very much more in debt to screamo bands like Envy (I say this as a fan of classic screamo/"skramz"). None of this has any effect on the quality of their music, so it doesn't really matter. It's just something that irked me about the way they're covered. The other, more obvious sticking point is that their image does not fit in the black metal tradition. And I think that is a huge issue for people expecting the classic image. If critics were a little more judicious in their genre labeling I think people would have a lot less of a problem with them.
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September 16, 2015 on Deafheaven – “Come Back”
How much did you guys get paid to pump this album?
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July 31, 2015 on Carly Rae Jepsen – “Warm Blood”
It's cut off in this clip, but I loved when Buress came out afterword for the outro and strummed at Thundercat's bass with an almost childlike glee and Thundercat shot back an amazing "wtf are you doing/don't touch my bass" look
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July 23, 2015 on Watch Open Mike Eagle, Flying Lotus & Thundercat Perform On Why? With Hannibal Buress
Future Islands' set was amazing; the opposite of a victory lap
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July 21, 2015 on Shamir Lets His Hair Down
They played No Comprende when they were opening for Slowdive last fall
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June 23, 2015 on A Low Profile: Alan Sparhawk & Mimi Parker On Their New Album Ones And Sixes
Wait how is hating Zach Braff misogynistic? Or is that the joke? I feel dull.
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April 22, 2015 on Amanda Palmer: $1.2M Kickstarter “Was Actually A Loss Leader”
Down is the New Up deserved a spot
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March 11, 2015 on 30 Essential Radiohead Non-Album Tracks
I wish writers would just stop calling Deafhaven black metal and just acknowledge they're screamo. There's basically nothing BM left in their sound. Their sound is essentially Envy with blast beats.
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December 7, 2013 on The 50 Best Albums Of 2013