So djent is a hit or miss. It’s either awesome or it sucks. Hailing from the highly underrated Poland, multi-instrumentalist Piotrek Gruszka (who goes by the moniker gru, but since his album was tagged with his first name I will call him by that) nails the former adjective, focusing on a mild ambient background mixed with groovy, tempered riffing and soaring melodies. If djent is becoming too generic for your tastes and you want something different in the genre, take a look at this. There’s no average singer (cough Periphery) to ruin the beauty of the music. The contrast of bright and dark here is rich, exciting and inviting and thus, the best thing to do is just to dive right in:

Download Cosmogenesis right here.

– MK


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