At its finest, Melvins’ Five-Legged Dog is downright transgressive, suggesting all sorts of alternate-history narratives for these Washington-bred weirdos.
Tomahawk’s ‘Tonic Immobility’ doesn’t sound resigned to repeat the familiar tropes and traps of the past. There are amazing departures, incredibly textured asides, and several flights of fancy.
With the one-two sock to the gut of “Transist” and “Contact” on ‘EP01’, Human Impact reaffirm the grime and wonderful nastiness of last year’s debut and drip with joy to revisit the site of the crash.
tētēma's Necroscape has some highlights and some interesting ambiance, but ultimately it's a catalog of misses for Mike Patton and Anthony Pateras.
On their self-titled debut, Human Impact provide a soundtrack for this dislocated moment where both humanity and nature are crying out for relief.
Imagine an orgy scored by rusty industrial equipment blasting New York City noise-rock, something like Unsane, Cop Shoot Cop, or Swans in their wicked primes. That's the noise-rock supergroup, Human Impact.