04:37 - Apothecary I'll still always prefer SYL over Devin solo work, but that's more of a personal thing than anything else, as City and Alien were both huge stress relievers that helped me through a lot of shit in middle and high school
04:24 - ScreamingSteelUS Deconstruction took a long time to grow on me. It was the first Devy album I ever heard and I'm still somewhat overwhelmed by the sheer density of it, but I've grown to love most of the album now.
04:22 - Apothecary Deconstruction was really good and funny as fuck but I've had mixed emotions about it lately because of all the guest musicians on it. Sometimes it feels a little too grandiose for its own good
Traces of Mastodon, Neurosis, Breach... some pretty heavy messed up shit. Not really my cup of tea, being that the breakdowns and pace-changing progressive elements tend to distract me from the listening experience and the noise aspect makes it incredibly difficult to sit through at times. But it's ugly enough to command my attention for a few moments here and there.
If you're looking for some experimental sludge with a really harsh vibe and coarse production, this is definitely worth looking into.