The critically acclaimed debut album from the genre-defying Connecticut duo, which music critic Piero Scaruffi describes as “an unlikely hybrid of My Bloody. An interview with Dan Barrett and Tim Macuga on the construction and writing process of ‘Deathconsciousness.’. Have a Nice Life’s masterpiece Deathconsciousness is a grimy, heavy, and hopeless album, and might just be the most accurate musical.

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Haha sounds like a frustrating listen. Now is the time!

Deathconsciousness – Wikipedia

A debilitating skin condition forced him to spend a fair amount of time in a deathconsciousnss bath. Purchasable with gift card. Masters that had been cobbled together and loved over the course of five years, mind you. These outlets that cared were mostly small and probably now defunct blogs. Lots of different flavors going on here.

The Big Gloom To me this one feels like throwing everything at the board and waiting liife something to stick. She stayed with the body until authorities arrived and was executed on the seventeenth.

The Best Albums ofaccording to Saul Wright.

You always seem to find a way to cut to the simple heart of the matter in your think pieces, in this case the fact this record is almost amateur, like some strange outsider piece of art. There is No Food The Flenser San Francisco, California.


An industrial record at the same time punishing, introspective, and vicious- in both the original and modern sense. This is my next spin.

Kronos go to album. These tracks were meticulously crafted through layers upon layers of thick guitar, bass, and hazy, barely-there vocals. The Arizona band do right by post-hardcore on their immersive new LP, leavening untempered breakdowns with carefully-measured catharsis.

What Bice keep coming back to is how amateur this whole album is.

Looking Back: Have A Nice Life’s Deathconsciousness at 10

Yet, Have A Nice Life managed to pull off being a dark and affecting listen without being a total bummer. Project Isle Demotion by Thurst. Deathconsciousness by Have a Nice Life. Few publications approached the record with receptive ears, save for the universal love it received from those that actually covered it.

Our Favorite Albums of the Year. Five color screen print on Bella Canvas stock. Los Angeles duo Thurst return with an album of moody, minimal post-punk and appropriately angsty lyrics. Both of which are currently signed to The Flenser.

The 4th pressing of this classic album. Thoughts on The Unnatural World? Nice write up dude. Tags doomgaze post-punk shoegaze San Francisco. If you like Deathconsciousness, you may also like:. Selections From Saul Vol. Despite what the presentation might suggest, Have A Nice Life was never meant to be a thing.

An affecting new single from Say Sue Me explodes their indie surf sounds into complicated clouds of guitar, recalling prog and Pavement. Below the House by Havf For Burial.


The duo never even bothered to burn it to more than Oife. Giles Corey by Giles Corey. This bleakness on display often resembles a vacuum in which no light escapes. If you like Deathcknsciousness, you may also like: End Position by Street Sects. Go talk to Barrett and Macuga.

This is actually post punk Daniel Johnston. After ten years of floating around the internet, it appears the duo found their audience in the artier sections of metal.

Looking Back: Have A Nice Life’s Deathconsciousness at 10 – Blocland

Deathconsciousness is only the result of two guys making music for an audience of pretty much just themselves. Now go do a deep dive into Bandcamp. I would hate for you to show up late hae the next unheralded masterstroke.

This is some heavy shit, and there’s a lot to process. For a lot of people, this was a big deal. Glad you like it. A tender, intimate, minimalist indie pop EP for anyone who’s ever felt on the outside looking in. Log into your account. Streaming and Download help. I like The Unnatural World but not as much as this one.