Thrash Hits

David Lowry

Album: Rosetta – The Anaesthete

September 9th, 2013

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The Anaesthete
Debemur Morti
October 2013

by Ruth Booth

Rosetta have always trodden a fine line between contrasts. The Anaesthete means one without sensitivity to beauty. Yet the song titles are lifted from the book Sword and Brush by David Lowry, a book about the parallel masteries of calligraphy and martial arts. Those vibrant experimental tendencies – ones that saw their debut The Galilean Satellites released as a tandem-play double-album – are tempered by both a distaste for noodling and for outstaying their welcome.

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