Posted on 30-06-2010
Filed Under (inspiration) by Jon Stinson

Like Sonic Youth meets My Bloody Valentine. Will def put this on my “Fav Bands of 2010″ list at the end of the year. Enjoy this live performance of “Reprobate!”

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Posted on 04-06-2010
Filed Under (inspiration) by Jon Stinson

I didn’t like the first single they released, “A Drowning” all that much. So when they announced that the full EP was available for download online, I didn’t feel an urgency to check it out. But yesterday a series of links clicked me to the How To Destroy Angles website, where after watching their video for “The Space in Between” (as well as a series of promotional shorts) I was inspired to grab the EP.

Upon complete listen through the EP I did find some tracks, such as “Fur Lined” and “BBB,” that I really liked.

And I think the video for “The Space in Between” is brilliant:

While I can’t say that I’m a full-on fan of this new project (I really don’t like the name How To Destroy Angels. Sounds like some silly mid-90′s hard-goth-rock band), overall I remain inspired by the way that Trent Reznor and his crew distribute and market music (again, I was really inspired by that series of promotional shorts they put together leading up to this release).

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