BEACON – ” Wave of Mutilation ” Pixies Cover

Posted: October 26, 2020 in CLASSIC ALBUMS, MUSIC
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Compared to the manic and raw original from the Pixies, Beacon takes its time to build upon the lyrics on their rendition of “Wave of Mutilation.” It’s a stripped-back approach that focuses on soothing piano balladry, eliciting feelings of placidness and occasional dips into the eerie territory. The original increases pulses and provides a constant stream of aggression, so Beacon going in the complete opposite direction was an interesting take, but one that inexplicably works in their favour. The vocals are charged yet subdued, wrapping itself around listeners with a tight grip, but one would be hard-pressed to want it to release. Both provide emotive experiences that can satisfy varying moods, and it’s because of this that Beacon should be lauded, taking something old and turning it into a wholly new creation. A wholly new experience, one that will sure to leave listeners in awe.

Band Members:
Thomas Mullarney III, Jacob Gossett

Gravity Pairs out now on Ghostly International on November 2nd, 2018:

  1. Ohh. I like this. WOM is one of my Pixies faves. Love the UK Surf version too

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