Perfecting Percussive Prize
December 19, 2014 3:43 PM   Subscribe

I'm trying to find some music with simple instrumentation and composition with a focus on drums/percussion/heavy guitar and intense/strong vocals. I'm not sure how to describe what I'm looking for, but I do have a couple of examples. I blame the bear for reviving this intense need...

I wish there were a way to put my finger on it, but there's something about the combination that doesn't let up for me, but sadly the two songs that fit it perfect are kind of short. Kaneda's Theme was my first taste of this weird sweet spot, but that's been one of my jams for over ten years...
I desperately need more.
posted by ThrowbackDave to Media & Arts (7 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
Yeah Yeah Yeahs

The Apes

Death From Above 1979
posted by gwint at 4:33 PM on December 19, 2014

Some ideas (not all of which perfectly meet your criteria):
posted by advil at 4:40 PM on December 19, 2014 [1 favorite]

White Rabbits Percussion Gun

(One of my favourite songs of all time, any excuse to link it)
posted by billiebee at 5:49 PM on December 19, 2014

If you can deal with some honking sax along with your drums/guitar/vocals, Blurt In Berlin might be an album for you.
posted by neroli at 7:39 PM on December 19, 2014

Almost any song by the The Builders and the Butchers should do it! Here's a couple: Devil's Townand Black Dresses.
posted by a humble nudibranch at 2:08 AM on December 20, 2014

posted by Sonny Jim at 5:54 AM on December 21, 2014

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