Adding odd meters and angular riffs to indie rock is like sprinkling chilli on your chocolate ice cream. Conceptually, it seems problematic; they are simply different elements. But, when blended well, it's a delectable and slightly bewildering sensory experience.
ni is a band that don't dilly-dally around the fact that they are out to break music. The band ostensibly exist to challenge the musical elements that are primal to us: defined rhythmic pulses, harmonies, cadence.
Pigment Vehicle are unfortunately one of those bands whose mark has corroded with time. Due to its size, the annals of math rock are almost entirely restricted to the internet, and unfortunately the Canadian math rock quartet disbanded long before the digital age, and too small for a cult of dedicated fans to revive them.
...both albums look toward the left of the screen; camera pans out to reveal empty third chair… the curtain twitches. Out steps Cleft's new album Wrong, a creature aristocratic, innocent and ironic, and open minded as is apparent by its dress.
I don't care what you say, my desk is tidy. To the pedantic amongst you, it would probably look like a pile of shit everywhere. But you're probably the same people who can't see the 3d image in those Magic Eye pictures. Because you could ask me where the hole-puncher is and I'll have it in my hand within seconds.