Friday, June 5, 2009

Giant Squid - The Ichthyologist

One of the best albums of the year. It gets better with every listen. Check out three great reviews here, here and here
Download: removed by request
Label/Date: self-released, 2009
Genre: post-metal, experimental
From: San Francisco
Similar/Related: Neurosis, Grayceon, Battle of Mice, maudlin of the Well, Kayo Dot, Tusk, Mastodon, Amber Asylum, The Gathering, Intronaut, Minsk, The Pax Cecilia, System of a Down
Website : Myspace


Tedo said...

Yep, definitely a good album. I actually took a stab at writing a review of it earlier in the year:

Tedoblogger: Giant Squid - The Ichthyologist

Robert said...

Oh fuck yeah. I'm going to spin that shit right away.

I love this blog so much.

Hey, were you on SOT2?

soundweave said...

Nice review Tedo. I'd agree except that my favorite tracks are in the second half of the album (Sevengil and Blue Linckia).

yeah Robert I was on SOT2. It was once a great community. I'm pretty sure I was super_nintendo_chalmers but I didn't post that much.

Cheers guys!

Jordan said...

It's now getting pressed on vinyl this fall by Vega Vinyl!

Chairmaker said...

definitely one of the year's best.

Anonymous said...



The Ichthyologist said...

Please remove the link to the copyrighted material - Giant Squid "The Ichthyologist" I am the owner of the material, and member of the band. The music is under exclusive license for digital sale by Translation Loss Records. Any such free downloads are against the applicable law.

The music can be heard for free at and