Deafheaven are hardly the first band to blend shoegaze and black metal by understanding the two genres’ similarities: in both cases, the sound overwhelms and the listener submits. But while most of the San Francisco trio’s peers simply attempt to incinerate you where you stand, Deafheaven offer an actual travel itinerary on “Dreamhouse”, the first single from their titanic Sunbather LP. - Pitchfork

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