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Album Review: Flies Are Spies From Hell

Album Review: Flies Are Spies From Hell
Album: Red Eyes Unravelling
Label: Unsigned

It is notoriously hard to stand out when you’re tarred with the ‘post-rock’ genre. Most listeners only have the patience to dip into the assured highlights of the genre: Godspeed You! Black Emperor, its offshoots and Mogwai amongst a few others. When you do try to explore the tag further, it’s hard to find anything that isn’t either a re-hash of what GY!BE perfected years ago, or isn’t bland movements polished with an unhealthy dose of pomposity. It’s a difficult genre to get into, rarely disposable and often demanding patience and attention from both musician and listener, a fundamental relationship that is rapidly dissipating in modern society. Continue reading Album Review: Flies Are Spies From Hell

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