Tag: Boris

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

Sunn O))) & Boris – Altar Review

No other band in extreme music today garners the “love ‘em or hate ‘em” label more than Sunn O))). Regardless of whether or not you consider their achievements to be “real” doom, or even “real”