The band's latest, Rabbits, hoists this torch high; it's a funeral doom album that goes especially old-school on the funeral part. The overall vibe of this record makes one think of hardwood floors, failing crops, kneaded old hands. McMullan's lilting vocal melodies are folkish but grim; as though they might've been sung a hundred years ago by a strange village elder. Drummer Jordan Perkins-Lewis keeps a slow yet thunderous beat, with every snare and bass hit counting as it echoes through the record's dusty, abandoned chamber. From the shimmering gospel of Despondence to the dirt-black ballad of Autocrat's Fool, Brume have made an album that's difficult to turn off or away from.
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“Brume’s music is a time-stamped truth," says the band of their latest offering. "Rabbits reflects how we processed a pretty tough year of tragedy and deception.”
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