Tuesday, 5 June 2018

CURTAINS

BandCURTAINS
GenresPunk / Hardcore / Screamo / Skramz / Emo-violence
Related artists: Nuvolascura, Ghost Spirit, Letters to Catalonia and SeeYouSpaceCowboy.
CountryLos Angeles, California U.S.A.
Years Active2018-present
Song: "Alloquy"
Album: "Castellate"
Year: 2018
For fans of: Examination Of The..., Envy, Majority Rule, Ampere, Itto, Drei Affen, Portrayal Of Guilt, Tasharah, Kid Feral, Youth Funeral, 49 MorphinesGhost SpiritTower Of Silence and Echelons aka PROPER SCREAMO.
Label(s): Middle Man Records
This post's artist is from the May 2018 Mix. This is track #2.
You can download: the May 2018 Mix#5 right here or get the new June 2018 Mix#6 here.

Review by THOMAS SCHLATTER:

CURTAINS come out strong right from the start on these three songs. It's a beautiful package of melodic chaos that shows off some stellar song writing and well tuned musicianship. The vocals have that perfect scream which is equal parts desperation and strength.

I'm hearing influences from across the board here. They have the technicality of Ampere or Itto, with the ferocious nature of Majority Rule or Envy. With the exception of a small break in "Acedia" the band is going 100 mile per hour through all three songs, yet, there's an underlying melodic nature that never lets up.

Abstract lyrics provide the final layer. The vocals are placed very strategically as to reinforce the flow of the songs. There's no awkward placement or strain to fit in extra syllables. These folks have a plan and they are carrying it out flawlessly.

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DISCOGRAPHY

2018 - Castellate cassetteEP (stream/donate/download here)

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(2018) CURTAINS - "Alloquy" (from 'Castellate')

(2018) CURTAINS - "Axiom" (from 'Castellate')

(2018) CURTAINS - "Acedia" (from 'Castellate')

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CURTAINS additional links
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