The critically acclaimed debut album from the genre-defying Connecticut duo, which music critic Piero Scaruffi describes as “an unlikely hybrid of My Bloody. An interview with Dan Barrett and Tim Macuga on the construction and writing process of ‘Deathconsciousness.’. Have a Nice Life’s masterpiece Deathconsciousness is a grimy, heavy, and hopeless album, and might just be the most accurate musical.

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Sideline Kid by Strange Relations. Masters that had been cobbled together and loved over the course of five years, mind you. Featuring the BC Weekly best new albums and artists from A debilitating skin condition forced him to spend a fair amount of time in a medicinal bath. This is some heavy shit, and there’s a lot to process.

Unfortunately for Marat, he was murdered in his tub on July 13, by his political lice Charlotte Corday.

These tracks were meticulously crafted through layers upon layers of thick guitar, bass, and hazy, barely-there vocals. The Flenser San Francisco, California.

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Five color screen print on Bella Canvas stock. For when your spooky wife makes you sleep on the damn couch again and you gotta throw something on that’ll get you back in them sheets. Project Isle Demotion by Thurst. Yet, Have A Nice Life managed to pull off being a dark and affecting listen without being a total bummer. Yeah get on this.


There is No Food Streaming and Download help. To me this one feels like throwing everything at the board and waiting for something to stick. Now go do a deep dive into Bandcamp. Is anything here really that mysterious?

Glad you like it. Not necessarily because of the score or the review itself.

Looking Back: Have A Nice Life’s Deathconsciousness at 10

Few publications approached the record with receptive ears, save for the universal love it received from those that actually covered it. After ten years of floating around the internet, it appears the duo found their audience in the artier sections of metal. Better get to know it before we have to take your admin badge away.

This bleakness on display often resembles a vacuum in which no light escapes. Log into your account. The Arizona band do right by post-hardcore on their immersive new LP, leavening untempered breakdowns with carefully-measured catharsis. And yep agreed on Soundtracks For the Blind.

The Best Albums ofaccording to Saul Wright. Nice write up dude.

Lots of different flavors going on here. The duo never even bothered to burn it to more than CD-Rs.


The 4th pressing of this classic album. A simple answer is: If you like Deathconsciousness, you may also like:. Tags doomgaze post-punk shoegaze San Francisco. These outlets that cared were mostly small and probably now defunct blogs.

This is actually post punk Daniel Johnston. A tender, intimate, minimalist indie pop EP for anyone who’s ever felt on the outside looking in. Below the House by Planning For Burial. Deathconsciousness is only the result of two guys making music for an audience of pretty much just themselves. This is my next spin. I Don’t Love Despite what the presentation might suggest, Have A Nice Life was never meant to be a thing. Haha sounds like a frustrating listen.

You always seem to find a way to cut to the simple heart of the matter in your think pieces, in this case the fact this record is almost amateur, like some strange outsider piece of art.

What I keep coming back to is how amateur this whole album is. Go talk to Barrett and Macuga.