Rowsdower/Send The Mistress - Split EP (2013)
I love splits. They introduce you to two different bands each doing their own thing whilst still working together on one product, almost always for the better. So do Rowsdower and Send The Mistress on this here record titled 'Split'. Rowsdower kicks off on the first couple of songs with a more blues rocky repetoire, followed by Send The Mistress' more post hardcoreish tunes (not necessarily my cup of tea, but the grooviness with which they pull it of definitely is). Now, I know what you're thinking: blues rock and post hardcore, how can that possibly make for a coherent album? And to be honest, I can't really give you a clear answer on that, but belive you me, they definitely do! The differences in musical styles are surpassed by the same sorta vibe both bands put out, and I have to give credit where credit is due to Dead Groove Records for seeing the potential and having the balls to make this split happen. This bundle of naturally progressing variety, wrapped in a giftwrap of artwork reminding me of Jonathan Meese (one of my favorite visual artists) make this split a very, very appealing offer for only 5 bucks. Get your ass over to the Dead Groove website, give it a listen and then pay the shop a visit, it's worth it.
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