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Face Off 7: Alcest vs. Novembre

Discussion in 'Katatonia' started by BlueSky, May 19, 2010.

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The Imitator Or The Originator?

  1. Alcest

    15 vote(s)
    39.5%
  2. Novembre

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    60.5%
  1. BlueSky

    BlueSky New Metal Member

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    Battle of the imitator (Alcest) vs. the originator (Novembre).

    So "Écailles de Lune" is pretty niffty, but it ain't topping "Materia" for me.

    Novembre it is.
     
  2. Brave.Archangel

    Brave.Archangel Inside the City of Glass

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    Novembre. Alect are still great though
     
  3. Lateralus14

    Lateralus14 New Metal Member

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    You guys suck. Then again I haven't tried to listen to Novembre in a year or two.
     
  4. Jester-Race

    Jester-Race Member

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    Novembre.

    I thank the Nothijngrad.
     
  5. MadTinus

    MadTinus Language enthusiast

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    Neither..
     
  6. Brave.Archangel

    Brave.Archangel Inside the City of Glass

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    then you don't have to participate in this thread :)

    @Lateralus14, why do we suck? This is a worthy face off. The two bands definitely have similarities, although no one has really pointed that out in the music world; the two bands probably have no idea of each other.
     
  7. Lisra

    Lisra starlight spectre

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    That's a very weird face-off to me..
     
  8. Anthony3

    Anthony3 I Am Nothing

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    yeah ithink it is a weird faceoff, but its easily alcest for me, souveniers d'un autre monde is amaazing, and now ecailles du lune....great album, i really warmed up to him including BM in it, now i love the album


    novembre are boring to me, but ive only heard the blue or whatever, and a couple songs off materia
     
  10. Phoenix5

    Phoenix5 d3v4s7a710n

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    yep weird one.
     
  11. Lateralus14

    Lateralus14 New Metal Member

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    So is Materia definitely the album to try by Novembre?
     
  12. LORD DARKSOUL

    LORD DARKSOUL Welcum 2 my funeral

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    Darksoul suggests Novembrine Waltz (especially) and/or Classica. The last two albums were still pretty good, but certainly inferior.
     
  13. nizzon

    nizzon f.k.a Qth

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    Dont listen to any of them, retarded names both of them.
     
  14. KafkaX

    KafkaX Mr. Self Destruct

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    Alcapoth S t a r E

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    No competition. Alcest. Easily. Novembre has gone down hill since Materia.
     
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    rekordz New Metal Member

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    I'm a big Alcest fan so this was easy.
     
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    Alcest! Souvenirs is too good to top.
     
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    How has Novembre gone down hill since Materia? They've only had one album since. The only thing that really went down hill on The Blue were the production values. The Blue has some decent songs, but the overall sound is very muddy.

    Regardless, I choose Novembre over Alcest.
     
  19. season1234

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    Novembre, they have a much bigger discography and therefore many more songs I love, and I've been listening to them for 15 years so there is some attachment there. Novembrine Waltz has some simply amazing material, as do Classica, The Blue, Materia, and Dreams D' Azur. Alcest are quite good as well though.
     
  20. Cerulean

    Cerulean Not very cerulean eh

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    What. The. Fuck?

    I prefer Novembre, by FAR.
    Dream's d'Azur is amazing, and I really like Classica and Novembrine Waltz too.
    I really dislike Materia and The Blue. Singer is kind of constantly whining throughout the songs.
    Old songs like Swim Seagul in the Sky, Onirica East and The Music are masterpieces imo

    Also, I don't really see how anyone could compare these bands, and I certainly wouldn't call Novembre the originator, and Alcest the imitator.
    Very different in terms of riffing (especially older stuff), song structure, general atmosphere,etc
     

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