Sunday, 2 September 2012


I've been listening to these guys a lot this week, for no readily discernible reason.  But that's fine, because I don't have to explain myself to you or your foul internets.

They were a mighty powerful band.  I got to see them just the once, on what transpired to be their farewell tour some five years ago; and it was astonishing to witness the frantic technicality of their records performed live with such precision.  Probably.  It was a while back, and I got a few good knocks on the head.  It was awesome.  Probably.

A great many bands are described (by me, mostly) as sounding "schizophrenic", and Sikth would be no exception.  But in their case it really does ring true; partly because of the breakneck switches in style and crazed time signatures, but mainly because of the dual vocals that sound like warring aspects of a fractured personality.


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