Reviews September Malevolence Our Withers Unwrung

September Malevolence

Our Withers Unwrung

There are some albums that you can just tell everyone can like, and September Malevolence's 2011 album Our Withers Unwrung is one such an album.

Prominently, the music features an enjoyable post-rock reminiscent backing, with tons of light, melodic guitars and repetitive themes. However, the overall experience sounds closer to alternative rock; this is mostly a result of the vocals, which give structure the instrumentals into clearly defined and reigned-in versechorus song structures that anyone can recognize. Generally, it's very agreeable music.

However, the music can sometimes be a bit tiresome; it never really changes and it it's easy to get bored with the quirky indie rock sound fairly quickly. This is especially true of tracks like “King of High School”, which seem entirely frivolous. However, at forty minutes, it's still not that long of a time to listen to, and it really is a matter of personal taste on that point.

Our Withers Unwrung is a enjoyable romp through light, airy rock music, and there isn't much that you may find objectionable here. If you're looking for a nice easy listen, look no further.

6.0 / 10Sarah
Leave a comment

6.0 / 10

6.0 / 10

Share this content
Recent reviews

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Ghosteen

9.6 / 10 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen album cover

There’s nothing more personal than grief. It affects us all in different ways, but the one commonality often tends to be the insular. We retreat into ourselves, finding little comfort ...

Dark Oz

Alligators

7.5 / 10 Dark Oz - Alligators album cover

A few years removed from 2015's ¡Piratas!, a record I found singularly outstanding, Portland, Oregon band Dark Oz returned with a second EP entitled Alligators. Unsurprisingly given circumstances affecting the Dark Oz ...

William DuVall

One Alone

8.0 / 10 William DuVall - One Alone album cover
200 Words Or Less

In the 13 years that William DuVall has fronted Alice In Chains, sharing vocal duties with Jerry Cantrell he has left an indelible mark on the band’s music making AIC ...

x

Logo

Looking for the SPB logo? You can download it in a range of styles and colours here:

Click anywhere outside this dialog to close it, or press escape.