There was a problem. It probably won’ surprise you then to find out that this tone is perfect for all kinds of slapping, thumping, tapping, and other percussive guitar techniques. I've got a 256 kbps rip. Combine two 8-string guitarists and an amazing drummer and you get Animals as Leaders (AAL). Personally, I can easily say that this is my all time favorite album. "Physical Education" is probably the best song on here, but I love "Another Year" too. But Joy of Motion is an excellent comeback. Matt and Navene are both amazing, but they have VERY different styles. March 18, 2014 Natalie Humphries CD Reviews Sometimes it’s nice just to sit back and enjoy music for what it is, rather than be distracted by vocals that can sometimes take the focus away from the instrumentation, and a band that is really doing justice to the ‘instrumental’ genre is Animals As Leaders, who have crafted a thing of beauty with their latest effort The Joy Of Motion . Animals As Leaders: The Joy Of Motion ‎ (2xLP, Album, Ltd, Red) Sumerian Records: SUMLP 487: USA & Canada: 2014: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review [r6151719] Release. This seems to be Tosin and Co.'s most mature release. (Total Guitar) 19 March 2014. The second album didn't do it for me. Released 25 March 2014 on Sumerian (catalog no. That’s right, prog titans Animals As Leaders have just released tabs for their 2014 full-length record The Joy Of Motion, via their webstore.This is personally one of my favorite albums of all time, so you’d better believe we here at Gear Gods are stoked on this news. Album Rating: 3.5nice review Animals as Leaders: The Joy of Motion. 2014’s “The Joy of Motion” is the best amalgamation of the accessibility with which “Animals As Leaders” taught legions of guitarists to re-model the way they look at their guitar, and the in-your-face technical juggernaut that “Weightless” despite its name, stands for. Album Review: Animals as Leaders – The Joy of Motion Altwire Staff April 7, 2014 CD Reviews 0 Comments In this current generation of music is it well agreed upon that the soul of a record can easily be drowned out by technology or even technicality. Reviews; Animals As Leaders: The Joy Of Motion Instrumental explorers prove less is more By Amit Sharma 31 March 2014. Chris Bird This is another really cool patch. Reyes and Abasi have said The Joy Of Motion features some of their finest material to date, and we agree. All rights reserved. Album Rating: 3.5Damn, I need to listen to this. BA1 1UA. Animals As Leaders - 'The Joy Of Motion' CD Reviewed on Metalunderground.com. On 'The Joy of Motion,' Animals have crafted an album that is simultaneously brainy and sophisticated but still capable of supplying some more down to earth fun to its listeners. If so, why? Bottom line: The album is technically impressive and stays interesting for most of the run time, but it is starting to feel like the instrumental metal genre needs to expand and evolve. Do you guys think this is better than s/t? Animals As Leaders have found the right personnel to achieve the perfect balance in their music. Album Rating: 4.7I really didn't care for Weightless, so yeah, this is definitely a helluva redeemer. England and Wales company registration number 2008885. This album is so groovy that you'll be headbanging in 7/8 (time sig.) The Joy of Motion is a phenomenal record. Bravo guys. Visit our corporate site. The first thing that strikes us about this third album, The Joy Of Motion, is the musical breadth covered. The Joy of Motion is easily distinguishable from Animals As Leaders' last two albums for a few reasons. The third album by the band, it ups the ante on what to expect from Animals As Leaders in the future and definitely gives that instrumental music fix we all needed. You will receive a verification email shortly. Animals As Leaders - The Joy of Motion review: A modern freerunning landscape complete with scenic vistas, complex obstacles, and luxurious rest stops that ensure you’ll frequent the course Full of grooves, jazzy sections, mind-blowing solos, and "thumping" (check out The Woven Web @ 1:30). The Joy of Motion is easily distinguishable from Animals As Leaders' last two albums for a few reasons. 4:24. ANIMALS AS LEADERS The Joy Of Motion ratings distribution 3.80 (107 ratings) Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music (31%) Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection (41%) Good, but non-essential (17%) Collectors/fans only (8%) Poor. ive hated the shit that mansoor has produced recently but this is top notch shit, might even be better than the AAL debut, Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Offthis is as good as the s/t and considerably better than weightless Bath Animals as Leaders have truly outdone themselves, writing brilliant tracks, performing exceptionally, and pulling together the right team to polish off this vivid inflorescence. Where are you guys finding the entire album? 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