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Record Review

Spaceslug

Eye The Tide

Year Released: 2018
Format: Download
Label: BSFD
 
Reviewed by Alex Deller on Jul 30, 2018
The third album from Polish rockers Spaceslug sees them in a pretty sweet place, creating a woozy, hypnotic brand of stoner rock that relies as much on spacey vibes as glutinous riffage. Snakey melodies wind around lumbersome riffs, while the singer tend towards a blurry, smeared-out mumble and only occasionally shakes himself into a full-blooded roar. If you imagine a slower, more stoned Torche mingling with the stratospheric pootling of Hawkwind (Torchewind?!) then you're in the right zone, though you can imagine that bands like Kyuss and YOB also had a large part to play in forging this band's impressive, star-gazing sound.


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