Articles tagged pelican

24 Feb 2015 // 2:04 AM

Pelican: The Cliff EP

With this EP, Pelican don’t seem to understand that promised tension that never delivers can be as frustrating as tension that never finds release.

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8 Oct 2012 // 10:14 PM

Mixtarum Metallum #2: 10 of Hydra Head’s Best Albums

The demise of Hydra Head is a tragedy for all concerned. Mixturam Metallum wishes to express its sincere gratitude to Hydra Head for providing us with endless deafening and imaginative audio experiences over the years. The following is a list of 10 Hydra Head releases that have meant a lot to us personally.

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Gifts from Enola: Gifts from Enola

Less introspective than Laura, and more overtly emotive than Explosions in the Sky, Gifts from Enola shows us the heavier side of post-rock while reminding us to stop, inhale, and release.

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Pelican: What We All Come to Need

What We All Come to Need is as aphoristic about living as it is metaphoric about dying. It’s a musical version of Picasso’s Guernica where the instruments are the paintbrushes and your ears are the canvas.

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Pelican What We All Come to Need (Southern Lord) Releasing: 27 October Chicago instrumental metal outfit Pelican’s fourth full-length, What We All Come to Need

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Pelican: After the Ceiling Cracked [DVD]

This DVD is a lovingly-crafted reminder of just how essential Pelican are as a live band.

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29 Aug 2007 // 10:00 PM

Pelican: City of Echoes

If Pelican didn't try playing the reinvention card, City of Echoes would sound like a solid effort from a great band.

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Pelican: The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw

For the most hip metal album of 2005, look no further…

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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