Album Review: Black Mountain "Wilderness Heart"

October 15, 2010

By Sound Opinions

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Vancouver quintet Black Mountain also has a new album out called Wilderness Heart. Don't let the name make you think this is another folky, beard rock band. Black Mountain is straight up classic stoner rock ala Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath, and they make no bones about it. Jim DeRogatis describes it as heavy, psychedelic, sultry, trippy"”how could he not like it? Greg Kot is happy to hear Black Mountain bringing their sound and influences forward. The songwriting is great, not to mention the mellotron. It's a double Buy It. Listen to the review here: [audio:/sites/default/files/archives/music/2010/10/Sound-Ops-Black-Mtn.mp3|titles=Sound Ops Black Mtn] Songs played include: Black Mountain, "Let Spirits Ride" Wilderness Heart, Jagjaguwar, 2010 Black Mountain, "Buried By The Blues" Wilderness Heart, Jagjaguwar, 2010 Black Mountain, "Radiant Hearts" Wilderness Heart, Jagjaguwar, 2010
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