Couch Slut – Contempt

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Label: Gilead Media

Unsurprisingly considering the band name, Contempt is not always an easy listen. The second album from Couch Slut carries on where previous recordĀ My Life As A Woman left off, offering noisy, pain-filled rock that is as anxiety-inducing as it is catchy. It is a record that is filled with elements that, on paper, sound as if they should pull against one another, resulting in an unfocused mess; but on record, they come together to demonstrate a band that understands how cutting and important a little melody can be when searching for musical catharsis.

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