Om, 'God Is Good' (Drag City)

7
God Is Good
Critical Mass
Label: Drag City

by SPIN Staff

No matter the new producer (Steve Albini), new label, or new percussionist (Emil Amos replacing Chris Hakius), Om's droning bass/drum take on heavy metal still resounds. As stringently reverential as the duo's name implies, bassist-singer Al Cisneros and begins to loosen his tautly, byzantine lattices ever so slightly on this fourth album. Sitar buzzes and a thunderous drumroll lift the leviathan of "Thebes," while the handclaps, violin, and moans of "Cremation Ghat I" make it funky enough for a revival meeting or street bazaar.

LISTEN: Om, "Cremation Ghat II" (DOWNLOAD MP3)

BUY:

Amazon

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Stalley — Jackin' Chevys (Prod. by Rashad) " 03:26
  • 2 Emile Haynie — A Kiss Goodbye (feat. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Devonté Hynes, Sampha) " 03:46
  • 3 Rusko — I Wanna Mingle (ft Pusher) " 02:37
  • 4 The Game — Don't Shoot " 06:07
  • 5 Prince & 3RDEYEGIRL — U KNOW " 03:57
  • 6 Prince & 3RDEYEGIRL — WHITECAPS " 03:43

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA