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Review: Human Eye — “Into Unknown”

Let’s be honest. When I sat down to check this album out, I was worried. I was like, Oh, here’s another one of these common, indie-flavored records that I’ve heard before…

Then I actually spent the next half hour or so listening. What I found was actually quite a treat—as the record progressed, I got samples of psychedelic key effects, vigorous, caffeinated drumming, and some sludgy, storytelling delight.

Be careful of pre-conceived notions!

This is Human Eye’s fifth album. A follow-up to 2011’s Poison Frog People, it sees the band returning to a label, Memphis, Tennessee’s Goner Records (which doubles as a record store). The signing does not change the band, as the quartet remains true to the fury that makes them popular with their psych-rock fans. Perhaps even more furious.

Into Unknown is expected to be released on April 30th.

My Favorite Tracks

  • “Faces in the Shadows”

Ambitious drumming and hints of a blues-tinged guitar make this track a winner.

  • “Outlaw Lone Wolf”

This track departs a bit from the rest of the album — a longer, story-telling type track.

Human Eye can be requested for WRST’s Shuffle Shift, on weekdays, from 7- 9pm to Midnight, by calling us at (920) 424-3113.

Yours truly,

N.M. Giebink

Assistant Music Director

90.3 WRST-FM-OSHKOSH

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Discussion

3 thoughts on “Review: Human Eye — “Into Unknown”

  1. This is HUMAN EYE’s forth studio album. And the last album was called “They came from the sky.” Released in 2011. “Poison Frog People” was a limited edition tour C.D. From 2009 or 10. They also have a Live LP on “Third man Rec.” released in 2012. A total of 4 studio albums and one Live. Hence the name- 4: “INTO UNKNOWN”

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