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An album by Meshuggah
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Quick Tip by . July 05, 2012
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While I think that Meshuggah's output in the 2000's wasn't any good as a whole (particularly "Nothing" and "Catch Thirtythr33"), the one song EP "I" is an exception.  This 21 minute-long song is what Meshuggah should sound like, and despite only being one song, its length and good use of dynamics makes it as satisfying as listening to a whole album.      True, the guitars are still really downtuned, but they're used to create …
review by . September 16, 2004
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It begins. Rolling drums underlying a choppy, muted riff, wrung through myriad rhythmic permutations. It is repeated for 90 seconds before disappearing under a hurricane of screaming dissonance, with guitars, screams, and drums all smeared together. Then it stops, ever so briefly.    Two minutes. Cymbals crash on every quarter-note, the snare cracks on every eighth-note. Below this anchor for the 16-note cycle, double-bass pedals and brutal 8-string guitars pound out terrorizing …
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Label: Fractured Trans
Artist: Meshuggah
Release Date: September 14, 2004

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