Boris - DEAR


#1

New album July 14th. Apparently they were close to breaking up before the Pink tour and this is the end result of three album’s worth of recorded material. Tracklisting below.

D.O.W.N. -Domination Of Waiting Noise-
DEADSONG
Absolutego
Beyond
Kagero
Biotope
The Power
Memento Mori
Distopia Vanishing Point
Dear

First single:

Love this band, excited to hear more!


#2

looks like a 2CD version is coming out too.

new track sounds rather good. They’ve been really hit or miss lately, but I hope it’s a return to form.


#3

Is this Boris a la Pink or Boris a la their other stuff?


#4

Not so much like Pink in sound, closer to a sludgier Heavy Rocks.

I expect like Noise, this one will be varied. Not sure about the vocals being mixed as high as they are in that first song, but I’m still very keen.


#5

Where to start with Boris?


#6

Depends what you’re really into:

Doom\Sludge Metal > Amplifier Worship or maybe Feedbacker

Sludge Pop\Noise Rock > Pink or maybe Smile


#7

cheers wwwo


#8

#9

http://www.npr.org/2017/07/06/534316417/first-listen-boris-dear


#10

also seeing a 256 kbps leak out there, but I assume it’s a webrip? Waveform looks odd, but specs look legit(?)


#11

Loving this. Wasn’t entirely sold on the first couple of tracks, but the whole album is more than the sum of its parts. Some really great production in places too. Lovely sludge.

Not up there with the best, but certainly the most I’ve liked a new Boris album since Smile probably.


#12

first listen through was rather good. I could definitely hear how it started as a final album as it sounds very funeral-ish. I also like that it sounds varied, but not as many tangents as their last few albums.


#13

the extra tracks on the Japanese version are pretty good. Evil Perspective is probably the best shoegaze track they’ve done.


#14

I found this a bit of a slog, but then I’m not massive on the genre anyway so maybe to be expected. Kthnxbai


#15

Enjoying this a lot. Like @OttoMaddox says up there a bit. Easily the most I’ve enjoyed a new Boris album since Smile. Lovely, lovely sludge