PROTOMARTYR BALANCE THOUGHT-PROVOKING SOUNDS AND CATHARTIC ROCK ON ‘RELATIVES IN DESCENT’ (ALBUM REVIEW)
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PROTOMARTYR BALANCE THOUGHT-PROVOKING SOUNDS AND CATHARTIC ROCK ON ‘RELATIVES IN DESCENT’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Protomartyr is a band anyone with a rock and roll backbone anyone can get behind. Formed by middle-aged music fans stewing in the ennui of working class Detroit, Protomartyr doesn’t hint towards being contrived or manicured to any degree. Rolling into their fourth album release, Relatives In Descent, the trademark Motor City grittiness can still be…

SLACKERLEE – TOP 5 ALBUMS OF 2015
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SLACKERLEE – TOP 5 ALBUMS OF 2015

  1. Tame Impala – Currents http://slackerlee.com//2015/07/27/album-review-tame-impalas-currents/ “Let It Happen” 2. Deafheaven – The New Bermuda  http://slackerlee.com//2015/11/12/deafheaven-new-bermuda-album-review/ “Brought To Water” 3. Baroness – Purple   http://slackerlee.com//2015/12/29/baroness-break-down-metal-boundaries-with-purple-album-review/ “The Iron Bell” 4. HEALTH – Dark Magic  http://slackerlee.com//2015/10/29/1022/ “Dark Enough” 5. Protomartyr – The Agent Intellect http://slackerlee.com//2015/12/22/protomartyr-the-agent-intellect-album-review/ “Why Does It Shake?” Honorable Mention:  Grimes – Art Angels   “Flesh Without Blood”      

PROTOMARTYR – ‘THE AGENT INTELLECT’ (ALBUM REVIEW)
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PROTOMARTYR – ‘THE AGENT INTELLECT’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

The Motor City rock sound ignited by the Stooges and MC5 is still alive and well as evidenced by the latest release from Detroit post-punkers, Protomartyr. Their third album, The Agent Intellect, descends into your psyche like a black cloud of angst, accompanied with sardonic quips and thinly-veiled rage.   The mood of the album is a…