IV by Black Mountain, released 01 April 2016 1. Mothers of the Sun 2. Florian Saucer Attack 3. Defector 4. You Can Dream 5. Constellations 6. Line Them All Up 7. Cemetery Breeding 8. (Over and Over) The Chain 9. Crucify Me 10. Space to Bakersfield The rock canon has many anti-heroes, Black Mountain being the latest. In the past, Can’s 'Tago Mago' established that the only rule in rock and roll is that there are no rules
IV (2xLP, Album, Yel + CD). Jagjaguwar, Jagjaguwar.
Black Mountain return with a more subtle, settled-down version of the band they once were. That's not to say that the group isn't effective on IV, though. The unnusual blend of stoner-rock riffs with retro sci-fi synths produces an interesting sound that is quite successfully explored by them here, with as much rock strenght as formal experimentation. I've never been a fan of Black Mountain, but they really tried to do something different here. This album is bad, and yet, it's their best record. Cemetery Breeding' is probably the band's best song, it's a pitty they buried it amidst so many normal songs. 93. Six years between two studio albums, Black Mountain has gone from pummeling hard hitting crunchy psych rock to and more melancholy, transcending tone.
Band Name Black Mountain. Album Name IV. Type Album. Other productions from Black Mountain. IV. Year Zero: The Original Soundtrack.
Black Mountain are returning with a new album. On April 1, the Vancouver band will release IV, via Jagjaguwar. It’s a fitting title for a band whose sound nods to Led Zeppelin, who are famous for releasing their own album titled IV. That’s the album’s cover art above. IV follows 2012′s Wilderness Heart.
Black Mountain’s newest album, the aptly (and Black Sabbath-y) titled IV, starts exactly as it should: an eight-minute-long, wandering, twisting jam that builds from a single, repeated note. This is, of course, the Vancouverbased band’s fourth album, and their first since 2010’s Wilderness Heart. While that record was by no means bad, it was the weakest in their catalog. This new album’s opener unfurls the band’s wings again as they soar into the weird and wondrous. What follows is probably Black Mountain’s most experimental record, a record full of sparse, moody arrangements that lean heavily on the the band’s burgeoning love of synths. An instrument that was always hanging in the background of their earlier records, the spacey sounds of swirling keys now take the driver’s seat on many of the songs, droning through long passages in (Over and Over) the Chain or moonwalking under Defector.
Black Mountain is a Canadian psychedelic rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia. The band is composed of Stephen McBean, Amber Webber, Matt Camirand, Jeremy Schmidt and Joshua Wells. Since forming in 2004, Black Mountain has released five LPs, Black Mountain (2005), In the Future (2008), Wilderness Heart (2010), IV (2016) and Destroyer (2019); two EPs and a number of singles, mostly on the Jagjaguwar label.
Somehow, though, it’s the tighter tunes that are even more exploratory
Black Mountain is the debut album by Black Mountain released by Jagjaguwar in 2005. In 2015 an expanded 16 track version was re-released. All songs written by Stephen McBean. Modern Music" – 2:44. Don't Run Our Hearts Around" – 6:03. No Satisfaction" – 3:47. Heart of Snow" – 7:59. Faulty Times" – 8:34. Bonus Track; Jonny Svenson Lives" - 10:21.