Noise Revival
"To The Seven Churches In The Province Of Asia"

(Self-Released 2005)Noise Revival - To The Seven Churches In The Province Of Asia

Austin, Texas scenesters The Noise Revival are ready to bring you to your knees with "To The Seven Churches In The Province Of Asia." The band's concoction of keyboards spouting electro pop with indie rock riffs comes off as part whimsy and part classical interlude as they combine for lighter than air trances and quick moving beats. Light some incense, some candles and get ready to pray.

Appropriately, shrill organ floats through the air as vocalist and guitar player Nathan Felix opens "To The Seven Churches In The Province Of Asia" with "To The Seven Churches," taking a cue from religious rituals. Familiar and likable, "Good Job" pounds and shakes while the upbeat melody of "Don't Give Up The Fight" buzzes through echoing instrumentation. Elsewhere on "To The Seven Churches In The Province Of Asia," Noise Revival's lively organ melodies set you in some sort of hip, new age religion. "The Dungeon Of Versailles" is light and full as it gains momentum, racing like a gothic hymn. Various elements fuse together for "Lie N Die" as the song spins whimsically one moment and takes a more somber tone the next. Similarly, "Revolution" loses its perky, pounding rhythm only to find it again and again.

The Noise Revival's smooth melodies floating weightlessly, only to have it brought back down to earth with guitar riffs and crashing cymbals. Riding high with ambition, The Noise Revival's "To The Seven Churches In The Province Of Asia" is an ever changing epic that always leaves you guessing as the band often opts for sharp turns at unexpected moments.

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