Album Reviews

Super Unison - Auto
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 16:53
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Shortly after pulling the plug out of Punch, Meghan O’Neil started Super Unison with Justin Renninger (formerly of Snowing) and Kevin DeFranco on guitar. They quickly released a short taster in the form of an EP, and have now dropped their first full-length, “Auto”, via Deathwish.

Recorded with Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Oathbreaker), “Auto” comes with 12 relatively short post-hardcore blasts that find beauty in discordance and which don’t turn their back on melody either. O’Neil takes her voice to new limits, alternately singing in a snarling kinda voice before unleashing ferocious screams to drive her point home even further. “Keeper” is an all-out attack on your senses with non-stop riffs and O’Neil’s piercing screams, while “Broken” sounds like a condensed version of Oathbreaker minus the blastbeats.

Most of the songs on here come with a similar sound. But instead of being a downside, “Auto” became an even more solid debut because of it.


Track listing:

  1. Prove Yourself
  2. Keeper
  3. Losing You
  4. You Don’t Tell Me
  5. Luxury
  6. Time & Distance
  7. Muted
  8. Broken
  9. What Are You Going To Do
  10. Don’t Look Up
  11. Everything
  12. Auto
Tom Dumarey
Tom Dumarey

Lacking the talent to actually play in a band, Tom decided he would write about bands instead. Turns out his writing skills are mediocre at best as well.