Black Mountain: In the Future (Rhythmethod)

 |   |  <1 min read

Black Mountain: Stormy High
Black Mountain: In the Future (Rhythmethod)

The other night I was watching Richard Linklater's '93 movie Dazed and Confused, that terrific look at a bunch of Middle America slacker and stoner teenagers on their last day of school in '76 -- and the soundtrack of Alice Cooper, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kiss, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and so on.

My guess is that Black Mountain from Vancouver watch it on their tour bus, they lock right into that heavy riffing - and get a little ambitious in places.

This is slightly psychedelic prog-rock (emphasis more on the rock) and if you ever rated Bad Company, Ted Nugent, Black Oak Arkansas and the like (and most people don't these days) then this is for you.

Most of you could comfortably pass this by -- unless you happened to have seen Dazed and Confused again recently.

(The album title is, I am hoping, a joke.)

Share It

Your Comments

post a comment

More from this section   Music at Elsewhere articles index

Steve Gunn: Other You (Matador/digital outlets)

Steve Gunn: Other You (Matador/digital outlets)

For someone whose music is heard regularly around the Elsewhere mansion, it's surprising that American singer/guitarist Steve Gunn's albums have only appeared at Elsewhere a few... > Read more

Brian Jonestown Massacre: Who Killed Sgt Pepper? (Southbound)

Brian Jonestown Massacre: Who Killed Sgt Pepper? (Southbound)

This one-time San Francisco outfit which is most often considered a train-wreck of styles helmed by a career-destroying personality (Anton Newcombe) here weighs in with a pretty terrific crash of... > Read more

Elsewhere at Elsewhere

Various Artists: Sub Signals Vol 2; Selected and Mixed by Gaudi

Various Artists: Sub Signals Vol 2; Selected and Mixed by Gaudi

Using material by the likes of Pitch Black, David Harrow, The Orb, African Head Charge and Subset among others -- plus two tracks of his own featuring Groove Armada and Steel Pulse –... > Read more

10 MORE SHAMEFUL RECORD COVERS I'M PROUD TO OWN

10 MORE SHAMEFUL RECORD COVERS I'M PROUD TO OWN

Further to the previous selection of bad taste or just plain awful album covers, comes this batch . . . kicking off with PIL playing the old Magritte card with their album That What is Not.... > Read more