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Band
Not Blood Paint
Title
Believing Is Believing
Type
LP/EP
Company
Independent
YOR
2016
Style
Progressive
8/26/2016 - Review by: Greg Watson
Songs are enchanting and haunting, the music is catchy and individualistic
Obscure bands abound in this genre that we love and finding them isn't as hard as one might think. When this band came across my path I thought the name sounded cool and that I'd check them out. What they are is really, really hard to try and describe in just a few words but I'm going to try my best. Take one part Pink Floyd, one part jazz trio, one part Jack White and throw in a whole mix of stuff and that is what Not Blood Paint sound like. "Believing Is Believing" is their latest output and it is chock full of weird and very interesting songs. What stands out most is that each song is vibrant and alive with layers of sound and music going on. Each note and each word is an individual stroke on an artist's canvas the size of Great Wall of China. The songs are enchanting and haunting, the music is catchy and individualistic and there's just no other words that come to mind when trying to describe this album. Go check it out and see how it strikes you. This is definitely not for the casual listener or faint of heart.
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COMPANY
REVIEWER DATE MADE RATING
Believing Is Believing
2016
Independent
Greg Watson8/26/2016
4

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