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Reviewed by Stu Edwards

Greenfog: Bruce Farm

Reviewed by Stu Edwards

Greenfog: Bruce Farm

With two previous digital online releases under their belt, Auckland’s stoner rock unit Greenfog now have their first long player. With 40 minutes of music on offer over only five tracks (actually four plus an interlude), each song is both a journey and a listening investment. If you like your rock moody, slow and spacious this is your band. Vocals are used purely as an effect rather than a lyrical tool, and add to the abstract imagery. The detuned guitars are laden with effects and are the focal point of the now three-piece act’s sound. Their music is about creating atmosphere and live footage of the band confirms alignment between the recording and delivery. Unfortunately, at times these tracks feel like they are all about the journey, but without a destination. With the darkness of Black Sabbath and the moodiness of Kyuss, Greenfog’s tags of ambient drone and psychedelic rock are bang on.