woensdag 19 december 2012

Number 13

Number 13

“There will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and pestilence’s. And there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.” Luke 21:11

We’ve already come to the unlucky Number 13 and have already climbed exactly twenty-six points from Major Kong residing at Number 20. And here we find yet another outfit that mastered the fuzzy rock ages ago. Their 2011 album was already an amazing piece of solid gold that for some weird reason did not make the list that year. Their 2009 album did and made it to Number 8. Their new one seems destined to grow and eventually best all of them; for it has been written in a dark and secret code. High driving energy and gigantic smoky riffs; throbbing rhythms and raw vocals; that all seem to end in loose and orgiastic jams. Or to quote the honorable FastNBulbous: “Someday there will be scientific evidence that certain notes and timbres reliably induce a peculiar balance state between bliss and fury, or a general state of earthy, metallic awesomeness. And it will be belatedly revealed that Wo Fat cracked that code a long time ago.” They definitely did!

Wo Fat – Black Code

3 opmerkingen:

  1. Awful voting people, this album is truly amazing and should be at least 13 places higher.
    Never mind, at least they are coming over to Europe next year to spread the fuzz.

  2. Lucky 13! Just two days ago they successfully completed their Kickstarter campaign, trip to Roadburn/Desertfest FUNDED!

    Thanks for the quote, I was fond of that line.


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