You Guys, This Dust Moth Album!
Maybe that’s because it isn’t really metal — it’s heavy, absolutely, but it’s more about atmosphere and mood, like the Deftones’ more pensive moments.
The band is a supergroup of sorts, featuring members of These Arms Are Snakes, Minus The Bear, Undertow, Aeges and XVIII Individual Eyes, some of which should ring a bell in the minds of MetalSucks readers. Irene Barber’s vocals are absolutely haunting, the perfect accompaniment for the dreamlike, stargazey music the band lays down. Ex-These Arms Are Snakes drum whiz Chris Common mastered the effort, and Matt Bayles of Mastodon fame engineered and mixed it; an all-star crew all around.
I’m not sure what else I can say that’ll sell you on Dust Moth; just press play on the full album stream below and let your ears do their thing. “Months” might be my favorite track, but you should really give the whole album a spin.
[via Wondering Sound]