Review – Stellar Circuits – Sight To Sound


Artist: Stellar Circuits

Album: Sight To Sound

Rating:  10 /10


Stellar Circuits has been making waves in the progressive metal scene for a few years now, and their latest offering, “Sight To Sound,” is a testament to their growth as artists. The album is a dynamic and ambitious journey through a range of musical styles, all while maintaining a cohesive sound that is distinctly their own.

One standout track on the album is “Catch Your Death,” which showcases the band’s ability to seamlessly blend heavy, riff-driven sections with atmospheric, melodic interludes. The track begins with a menacing, chugging guitar riff that sets the tone for the rest of the song. The vocals come in with a sense of urgency, adding to the tension building throughout the track. The chorus is a soaring, anthemic moment that begs to be shouted along with. The guitar solo towards the end of the track is a highlight, showcasing the technical proficiency of the band’s musicianship.

Another highlight on the album is “Witch House,” a haunting and atmospheric track that showcases the band’s ability to create a sense of mood and atmosphere with their music. The track begins with a delicate guitar melody that is soon joined by ethereal vocals and a pulsing bass line. The song gradually builds in intensity, with the vocals becoming more urgent and the instrumentation becoming more complex. The chorus is a standout moment on the track, with the vocals soaring over a driving rhythm section. The track ends with a haunting guitar solo that perfectly captures the mood of the song.

Stellar Circuits title track “Sight To Sound” is a dynamic and captivating song that showcases the band’s ability to seamlessly blend heavy and melodic elements. The track features intricate guitar work and powerful vocals, with moments of soaring choruses that are sure to get stuck in your head. The song’s lyrics delve into the idea of transcending physical limitations and exploring new realms of consciousness, adding an introspective and thought-provoking layer to the music. Overall, “Sight To Sound” is an impressive display of Stellar Circuits’ musical prowess and creativity.

On the other hand, “Nightlife” is a more upbeat and energetic track that leans heavily into the band’s progressive and experimental tendencies. The song features intricate rhythms and complex time signatures, with moments of explosive heaviness that are balanced out by sections of atmospheric and ambient soundscapes. Ben Beddick’s vocals are delivered with a sense of urgency that matches the frenetic energy of the music, and the lyrics explore the darker side of city life and the allure of the night. “Nightlife” is a standout track that showcases Stellar Circuits’ ability to push boundaries and create music that is both technically impressive and emotionally resonant.

Overall, “Sight To Sound” is a fantastic album that showcases Stellar Circuits’ growth as artists and their ability to create dynamic and engaging music. The album is a must-listen for fans of progressive metal, and tracks like “Catch Your Death” and “Witch House” are sure to leave a lasting impression.



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