Mala In Se – Mala In Se
Mala In Se (Cincinnati, Ohio) is a three-piece noise-rock/art-metal band. A frenzied detour from the normal world of rock, punk and metal, the band de-constructs concepts from a large cache of musical genres, yet they’ve concocted a truly unique sound and vision.
The foundation of Mala In Se’s sound begins with the (un)usual combination of guitar, bass, and drums. Then it becomes dense with layers of samples, feedback, and auxiliary percussion. Lyrics are delivered in numerous, unsettling ways via shrieks (Joseph Thompson) and yells (Andy Perkins). And since the completion of this album, newly acquired drummer Danny McPherson adds an even more urgent agility to the music.
The album shifts from enormous amounts of physical energy to teardrops of minimalist soundscapes. Tempos go from blindingly-fast to a sluggish crawl before you can even count the meter. This band is a genre-bursting amalgamation of post-punk/thrash/avant garde/nosie/math-rock and new age, with a little nod to free jazz in a live setting. What holds it all together is confident musicianship that allows the listener to lock-in with the compositions.
The term ‘Mala In Se’ means “wrongs in themselves; acts morally wrong; offenses against conscience.” It is a concept that spews from the band’s lyrics which focus on subjects such as animal testing/animal cruelty, back-room deals and government conspiracies, environmentalism and self-awareness.
NOTE: This one is for streaming only. EXTREME Noise and screamo for fans of [ Lightning Bolt ] and [ High On Fire ]. Truly an amazing blend of various elements. We talking mainly noise-core, post-hardcore and math-core here. On a high noise level, you name it… it’s all there.
Artist – Mala In Se
Album – Mala In Se
Release Date – 2010
Genre – Post-metal, Post-hardcore, Noise-core, Post-punk, Screamo, Math-core
1. time lapse photography of decomposing animals
2. disease auction 03:35
3. devil’s dung 06:32
4. portions for trade 05:13
5. stay afloat 04:32
6. lie on 07:23
7. outro 08:55
Mala In Se – Mala In Se
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