Only the mirage of water ascending from the asphalt. I gaze at it from the oven of my home. The music acts as an incinerator for any malaise you bring to it. It is a warm blur of noise, and fans of many different kinds of moody sensual guitar musics can close their eyes and place themselves inside it: If you have at any point worn a Deftones, Cure, My Bloody Valentine, or an Explosions in the Sky t-shirt, there is room for you inside here. At a moment when guitar-centric music feels less central to the conversation, and great indie-rock bands have retreated into hardy local scenes, Deafheaven play like a beautiful, abstracted dream of guitar music's transportive power.
Deafheaven, meanwhile, unabashedly treat the roar of electric guitars as a holy experience. But they have earned their sense of awe, and you can see audiences returning it tenfold in their live performances. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. NPR Shop. Review: Deafheaven, 'New Bermuda' After the crossover success of 's Sunbather , New Bermuda is a resounding rebuttal to complacency.
Entrenched in dark and decidedly classic metal moves, it's got a seeking spirit that rages. Review: Deafheaven, 'New Bermuda'. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. September 23, PM ET. Retrieved October 1, Retrieved Retrieved May 29, Retrieved October 2, Retrieved September 30, October 10, Rolling Stone. Retrieved May 10, Drowned in Sound. The Oberlin Review. December 4, Retrieved February 24, December 16, Retrieved December 16, December 14, Hung Medien.