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Death To Tyrants

Death To Tyrants: Experience Will Be Your Monument And Your LoveExperience Will Be Your Monument And Your Love (2004)
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Reviewer Rating: 4.5


Contributed by: hobbitcorehobbitcore
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Instrumental music has always been an interesting beast to me. On one hand, one can imagine how difficult it must be to express all that is expressed in music with vocals without the use of that most raw of elements. On the other hand, I'm a firm believer that music on its own has the power to expre.


Instrumental music has always been an interesting beast to me. On one hand, one can imagine how difficult it must be to express all that is expressed in music with vocals without the use of that most raw of elements. On the other hand, I'm a firm believer that music on its own has the power to express feelings, ideas, and emotions far beyond what any words could possibly convey. This idea is conveyed quite well by Death To Tyrants, whose music falls somewhere between Jimmy Eat World and Off Minor, for what it's worth.

They have such a chemistry with their instruments that you completely forget that the vocals are missing from the mix. Their use of jazzy chords and riffing mixed with beautiful, twinkly parts and the way they mesh the two to almost create their own ground in between on which to tread is seamless and captivating. They're also one of the tightest bands I've heard (or seen live). They're so in control of their instruments that it would be ludicrous to imagine that they haven't all had some proper musical training.

This record is an experience, definitely not one to sit idly by and let pass you; it takes a very intent listening to really grasp all that's going on here. The rewards, however, are well worth it.

 

 
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Anonymous (September 28, 2005)

i love this record.

Anonymous (September 24, 2005)

They sound more like unwed sailor, and this isn't "jazzy" at all, stop comparing everything that has swinging rythmic feel to jazz. I own this reord by the way and it rules, terrible review.

Anonymous (February 26, 2005)

i dont know about the whole jimmy eat world comment, what the eff man? any how i think dtt cannot be compared to the likes of any existing music.
booyakah.
when are you dudes gonna tour again?
west coast?

Anonymous (February 26, 2005)

these boys work hard, and its truly an experience to watch them perform. i hope they know they are thought of and missed by those of us who are not on that side of the country whom are so lucky to have the convenience of catching a show. eric ben randy and paul, i hope life is treating you good...you make beautiful music!

Anonymous (February 10, 2005)

disappreciated

Anonymous (February 9, 2005)

great fucking band.

xWileyx (February 8, 2005)

yea i should get around to seeing these guys sometime unfortunatly the bar they play in my town every so often is always 18

Inspection12e (February 8, 2005)

this is really good. i might have to buy the cd.

kenjamin (February 8, 2005)

Awesome, this band does a lot of sweet stuff with harmonics and feedback and stuff like that too. They're playing my crib on sunday too. I wish this record was longer :(

stevejonestherealbones (February 8, 2005)

fuck you you fuckin chemical instruments

- jones the bones

- stevejones8770@yahoo.com

inagreendase (February 8, 2005)

Your comment looked like it was more or less inferring I had edited the proverbial shit out of this, when in fact this is all there was.

Sayin'.

hobbitcore (February 8, 2005)

CAPS!!

hobbitcore (February 8, 2005)

It's to the point

inagreendase (February 8, 2005)

Dude, this is all you had.

hobbitcore (February 8, 2005)

wow...that's like really short...
it looked longer when I typed it

WHATEVER
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