Tuesday, May 15, 2012

CD Review: Seven Nines And Tens “Habitat 67”


Habitat 67

Hailing from Vancouver, B.C., this is the power trios debut album. Expect a heavy guitar driven approach, that oscillates from metal, to shoe gaze, space age explorations to grandiosity. the band consists of songwriter / guitarist David Cotton , bassist Earl Heath, and Riley Roukema on the majority of the drum tracks. Heath is also a drummer.

Metalunderground.com advised that "Seven Nines and Tens is one of the most underrated progressive/experimental acts in the city.” The band does come off on this album as more of a progressive metal presentation.

“Famke Jannsenn” from the album Habitat 67

The album is totally instrumental, no lyrics and though metal isn’t somewhere my aural tastes hang out at often, I found the album stimulating. The guitar work, heavy at time as you’d expect, can be melodic and expressive. The song compositions are very intricate and production is calculated.

They are up and comers and could be a force to be reckoned with. On the heavy side of post rock/post metal, and indie rock.

Habitat 67 is available for download in all the usual place, just click the link/title. Seven Nines And Tens

is on Fluttery Records, who is releasing some interesting recordings lately. Fluttery Record is a home for post-rock, ambient, experimental, electronic, modern classical lovers. Well worth checking out.


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