Fusing sound and lyrics: musings on Meshuggah

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Lug 11 2009, 20:11

I've decided to retool and expand a previous journal of mine:

It seems absurd to suggest that a band as complex as Meshuggah can be summed up in just 12 words, but two lines from one of the band's own songs, "Lethargica," come closer than any essay-length articulation ever could:

The droning blare of absolute doom
The downpitched moan of collapsing dreams


Note: Please read the rest of my essay at my Examiner.com page!

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  • Apollyon_

    That is a fucking good essay.

    Lug 13 2009, 10:45
  • nufy8

    Thanks.

    Lug 13 2009, 14:59
  • rafi2600

    it's good. For me, the most impressive lyrics are about the idea of a computer as authority. It fits perfectly the non-human void groove of meshuggah.

    Ago 15 2009, 3:26
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