Tosin Abasi - "Animals As Leaders"

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Tosin Abasi - "Animals As Leaders"

#1 Post by Mikey » Sat Jul 25, 2009 11:17 pm

I found this album tonight totally by accident, and I'm pretty blown away by it.

I encourage you guys to check it out:

"Animals As Leaders"
http://www.myspace.com/animalsasleaders" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZSt ... 2&s=143441" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Thank me later :)

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#2 Post by Ugur Dariveren » Sun Jul 26, 2009 12:06 am

I just listened samples from Amazon.com it sounds very cool.

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#3 Post by teokiatuan » Sun Jul 26, 2009 5:43 pm

i just got the album, will listen to it soon... :headbang

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#4 Post by prman » Mon Jul 27, 2009 12:59 am

Very intense music in harmonic and rhythmic sense. If you like Cynic there´s a chance that you´ll get a kick out of this too. Personally, I can appreciate the effort it takes to create music like this but it does nothing for me emotionally. Anyway, thanks for the heads up, Mikey!

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#5 Post by Shredded Heat » Mon Jul 27, 2009 9:47 am

They certainly get my seal of approval. Thanks for the heads up!

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#6 Post by Breeder » Mon Jul 27, 2009 10:13 am

listened to 2 songs on myspace...sounds cool...kinda "meshuggah and 3 happy little pigs having dinner with zappa who just took some acid"

but I am not impressed...I just like it...I may get the cd and then I will judge :P

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#7 Post by Mikey » Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:09 am

I'd say that the songs on MySpace probably represent the sound of about half the album. There are some also some really interesting down-tuned acousticy-sounding stuff, and almost straight jazz.

It's not for everyone, that's for sure - but if you're generally inclined to like the same kind of heavy, odd-metered music as me, I think you'll dig.

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#8 Post by teokiatuan » Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:19 am

this is pretty funny

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SvJFEqMeSw" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

man's got style

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#9 Post by litlgrnman » Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:39 am

Nice find! I listened to the song on Myspace and I'm downloading the whole thing from e-music right now. Can't wait to hear the rest!

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#10 Post by prman » Tue Jul 28, 2009 4:17 am

Hey, Mikey! I bet you have already checked out Jonas Helborg`s "Art Metal". But if not, you might like it. India meets metal.
http://www.hellborggroup.com/news.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.myspace.com/artmetalband" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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#11 Post by ocuj » Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:21 am

Simply damn. This rocks. I can see them recording this. Christopher Walken in the studio as Bruce Dickinson, the famous producer. We need more BASS. Damn, that's lots of bass on one album.

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#12 Post by Stephen Brown » Tue Nov 17, 2009 2:25 pm

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Arr...It's him.

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#13 Post by Stephen Brown » Thu Jan 06, 2011 6:23 am

Mikey wrote:
Thank me later :)

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Thanks Mikey. :D

I purchased the album only a couple of days ago & it's my first taste of 8 string carnage. This album rocks. :peace

Hope they pop over to the UK.
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#14 Post by Blake Dunford » Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:53 am

Yeah Tosin is so amazing I have his album on order.

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#15 Post by Kyo » Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:51 pm

Took me long enough to check this album out, but I gotta agree: It's really great! :)

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