nonvector - Ethereal Hypervisor


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Houston, Texas is known for its big oil industry, but "NonVector" is putting the city on the map for something else entirely: progressive metal. This three-piece band is definitely marching to the beat of their own drum, with their EP consisting of only two songs that clock in at a whopping 25 minutes. NonVector doesn't shy away from instrument or tempo changes, throwing them around like it's nobody's business.
"A Short Trip Home" kicks off with a heavy guitar riff that's supported by groovy rhythms and a sprinkling of piano. The instrumental track takes listeners on a wild ride, going in every direction imaginable. "Ethereal Hypervisor" is no different, with its driving drums and tight guitar playing, complemented by samples and synthesizers. The band's technical prowess is on full display, but this kind of music isn't for the faint of heart. It takes time to fully appreciate the intricate and ever-changing soundscapes NonVector creates.
If you're looking for some straightforward, no-frills metal, this probably isn't the band for you. But if you're willing to take a chance on something that's a little different, NonVector is definitely worth a listen. Just don't expect to fully grasp the EP's complexities after the first listening, you have to immerse yourself in their universe to understand all the subtleties.. This is the kind of music that rewards repeated spins, with something new and exciting to discover each time.