Like angels of doom, Pariahs influence brings things back down to earth. Theyre perhaps the most Glasgwegian-sounding of the 3 acts, but theres a twist - ambient guitars and chiming keyboards giving way to towering walls of synthesized noise. And then the vocals kick in - choral, reverberant, like were present at some bizarre religious service. I can feel the hairs rise on the back of my neck and realise that for the 3rd time in an afternoon were experiencing The Future of Music.
The Fly, Oct. 2001