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Puscifer-Donkey Punch The Night(E.P)
  1. Bohemian Rhapsody (O.G. Mix)
  2. Breathe
  3. Dear Brother
  4. Balls To The Wall (Pillow Fight Mix)
  5. Breathe (Drumcell Rework)
  6. Dear Brother (Denton rework) (Big Black Delta)
  7. Balls To The Wall (Silent Servant El Guapo Mix)
  8. Bohemian Rhapsody (Sonoio Rework)
  • Band / Artist Puscifer
  • Genre Experimental/Post-Rock
  • Label Puscifer Entertainment
  • Year 2013
  • Format Album
Rating 7.5/10

 

Things had been dead silent in Camp Keenan for a while now, on all fronts. Even Keenan was not sure if there was going to be a Keenan album, by the end of 2013. And then low and behold the farcically conceptualized outfit that is Puscifer drops a not so farcical EP on us, the sixth record in its kitty since the band’s inception six years back. 

“Donkey Punch...” features more or less the same collective as the previous release, “Conditions of My Parole”, which include Keenan on vocals, Carina Round on vocals and guitar, Mat Mitchell on bass, guitar and programming, Juliette Commagere on additional vocals, Josh Eustis on guitar and piano, Matt McJunkins on bass, and Jeff Friedl on drums and percussion. Musicians Zac Rae (on piano), Josh Morreau (on bass) and Claire Acey (on vocals) fulfil guest spots on the EP.

“Donkey Punch...” kicks off with a glorious cover of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”, nailing a near-perfect rendition that does justice to the original. Puscifer remains very much faithful to the original with slight alterations in the vocal melodies, which suit Keenan’s unique voice which brings makes the cover all the more fruitful. The track is out of place, tonally, given the rest of the tracks, but that matters little given the gravity of the achievement. Got to give credit to a band that carries on then tomfoolery while making sure the music is as no-nonsense as its older siblings in Tool and A Perfect Circle. “Breathe” is as “V for Vagina” as “Donkey Punch...” gets: Soaked in fuzzy keyboard vibes and bass heavy sound textures, the 2nd track on the EP paints a lush haunting picture, which rumour suggests, has something to do with Maynard’s tryst with the Arizona desertland. Essentially a duet between Maynard James and Carina Round, “Breathe” echoes long through the consciousness like a alien love ballad fading in and out of the air around Area 51. Maynard’s vocals snake in and out of play-time in the form of multiple-layer. In “Dear Brother” which nosedives into a complete different direction with its funk-driven guitar and drum-work, Maynard gets bluesy. The EP borrows its title from a recurring line in this track. As is with most of Maynard’s lyrical dexterity, the underlying meaning is lost in ambiguity. Carina Round satisfies with sensuously rounding off Maynard’s efforts. “Balls To The Wall (Pillow Fight Mix)” is a cover of Accept’s critically acclaimed track. First of all, it is very difficult to infer whether the band was covering this track as an act of jest or in all seriousness, but it achieves  something that would leave most of Accept’s fans sitting there with a dumbfound expression until they either bravely confess to being impressed or walk off cussing. Either way, the cover is everything the original was not, and not in a bad way. The outcome is very much industrial and synthetic, in the same flavour as a Depeche Mode composition. All four tracks are remixed and added to cater to those who like their Maynard extra fuzzed up. The original composition “Breathe” is worked upon by Drumcell and the remix sits in the track-list as the 5th track- Chaotic and drone-ish, but that’s about it. It keeps on giving the impression that it’s building up for something big and dramatic but wait! There is more fuzzier electronica waiting at the end. Acting like an unnecessary filler, this is the only let-down in the 9-track long EP and fails the original we heard a couple of tracks ago. “Dear Brother” is “re-worked” by Denton and boasts of the direction that the previous track lacked. Perhaps it was a wise move to make the track 30 seconds shorter than the original. The Accept cover-remix or the Silent Servant El Guapo Mix on the other hand is quite interesting to the ear. The absence of vocals gives the feel of a chilling post-apocalyptic machine-dominated era in the background. The final track is the remix of the Queen cover and it comes as a little surprise that the composition has the collective trading the grey area between Industrial and Post-rock. The result is quite soothing, after the assault of electronic glitches and what not. Vocal work is minimal to negligible. 

As far as Puscifer’s nomenclature for track-titling goes they clearly follow an in- your- face “Fuck you and your sensibility” policy; In all possibility Maynard may have taken a leaf from the nomenclature of fast food subs; don’t get what I mean? Check the title length of the Accept cover-remix- See, Accept cover-remix is funny in itself. This attribute is not only restricted to track titles, but also the rest of the album, meaning that they follow the ballsiest ideas out there on the table, that somehow did not find their place on the Tool album, which is not to say that Puscifer’s discography is made up of rejected tracks from the Tool album blueprints and B-Sides. Ergo, Puscifer left little to our understanding as to how or why they captured such a wide plethora of sound textures, with the resultant nothing less than extraordinary and thought-provoking. The listener is given a free pass to either enjoy the stark-raving madness that is “Donkey Punch the Night” or sit and try figure out the thinking process behind the album, which is equivalent to picking a scab in the hope that you remember how you got the wound in the first place. WIN eitherway.

 

Pros: Intelligent, challenging to ears. Definitely a Puscifer EP.

Cons: Losing your mind by the time you’re done spinning the album for the day.

 

 

Bottomline

Not to belittle the record, but “Donkey Punch the Night” is no “Conditions of My Parole”. However the EP holds much weight on it’s even though the band has cut just two original tracks, two cover tracks and added remixes for all four. Check it out just in case the rumours are true and there is no fresh sound from the Tool and APC camp.

Arkadeep Deb, as of now is a 20 year old engineering student from Kolkata. When he’s not harmlessly trolling around or watching Two and a Half Men re-runs, he dabbles in all-things-Metal, Photography, Songwriting, Reviews, you name it. While building up his chops in guitar/ vocals as we speak, he’s doing his utmost to represent the genre he loves, protesting social-stereotyping and pigeon-holing of its followers and lending a patient ear to the beloved underground. His first tryst with Metal was 5 years ago, when one fateful day he popped a bootleg SLIPKNOT: SUBLIMINAL VERSES and LAMB OF GOD: ASHES OF THE WAKE split-record in the cd-tray. There has been no looking back ever-since.


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