Tag: Boris

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: June 23rd – June 29th

“Album Of The Day” is a Last Rites Facebook feature we started whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone chooses to

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: April 7th – April 13th

“Album Of The Day” is a Last Rites Facebook feature we started whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone chooses to

Best Of 2017 – Sessionsesesses’ Depression Downtime Explosion Project

How about this weather, huh? There is nothing happening this year that is more important to me than what a third of my country did to the rest of us, while another third sat with

Boris – Dear Review

Here is the real problem: you can use words to describe Boris’ music, but you are wrong when you do so. I can use phrases like “mixing the textured guitar work of Justin Broadrick meets

Boris – Attention Please Review

Japanese power(ful) trio Boris is one of those bands that is constantly accused of nonstop musical shape-shifting. While I’m more likely to identify these shifts as different ways of investigating the same basic aesthetic, it’s

Boris – Heavy Rocks II Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell If you’re a Boris neophyte, there are a couple of things you need to know about Heavy Rocks straightaway: 1) By and large, it’s relatively heavy…and it occasionally rocks. 2) This is the second

Boris & Ian Astbury – BXI Review

When two recognizable names show up under the artist column with an ampersand wedged uncomfortably in between them, it means it’s time for a good ol’ collaborative effort. Japanese stoner-post-drone-all-over-the-place masters Boris are no strangers

Boris – Smile Review

Originally written by Brady Humbert. My first contender for a top ten album of the year: Boris’ Smile. Boris is an experimental post-rock outfit from Japan. The band is a mish-mash of styles, more or less lumped together to create