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There are few things one can be sure of these days, though one truism that remains is thatRussian Circleswill continue to reign as one of instrumental music’s supreme champions. These masters of sonic tension and release plan to deliver their seventh studio albumAugust 2ndonSargent House. DubbedBlood Year, the LP is less a musical exploration and more a statement of authority, lest there be any doubt thatRussian Circlesremain a force to be reckoned with on the stage and in the studio.
The Chicago trio have always explored the dynamics of volume and timbre, with their albums often vacillating between caustic attacks and blissful respites. Russian Circles returned to the studio withKurt Ballouto recordBlood Year, but this time they tracked it in Chicago atSteve Albini’s world-famous Electrical Audio. From guitarist Mike Sullivan’s riff-fueled assaults, to Dave Turncrantz’s war machine rack and floor toms and Brian Cook’s meat grinding bass lines, the sound ofBlood Yearis that of a band unafraid to flaunt their hard-earned prowess.
Sullivan, Turncrantz, and Cook made a conscious effort to approach the songs onBlood Yearwith the same organic feel of a live show. In an age where rock records are often built on a computerized grid,Russian Circleschose to track the foundations of the songs together in one room as complete takes without click tracks. The human pulse and unmetered energy is woven throughoutBlood Year, a presence that can be felt with each bone-rattling minute.
Tracklist: 01. Hunter Moon 02. Arluck 03. Milano 04. Kohokia 05. Ghost on High 06. Sinaia 07. Quartered
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