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Mamaleek

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Active from  2008
Record label  The Flenser
Genre  Metal
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Albums  Via Dolorosa, Kurdaitcha, He Never Spoke a Mumblin' Word, Mamaleek, Fever Dream
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Mamaleek is a black metal group from San Francisco, founded in 2008 by two anonymous brothers. The name supposedly derives from Arabic, and is the plural of mamluk, or "slave".

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In 2011 the band was signed with Enemies List; that year, their album Kurdaitcha topped Leor Galil's "Best Free Albums of 2011" list. As of 2015 the band have released five albums, and are signed with the SF-label The Flenser.

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Regarding the band's style and genre, Noisey wrote: "It's black metal, but then again, it isn't; there are massive electronic, jazz, and psychedelic influences, as well as pronounced Middle Eastern inclinations in melody and aesthetic". According to Stereoboard, they "are a band like no other....Portishead playing lo-fi black metal might be somewhere vaguely near the mark". Galil said they "mix Middle Eastern song structures and samples, atonal experimental and avant-garde accents, guttural black metal howls, accessible electronic breakbeats, sludgy doom metal guitar-work, nimble piano interludes, and plenty of pop panache to create an unrelenting, moving sound".

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Discography

  • Fever Dream (2008)
  • Mamaleek (2008)
  • Kurdaitcha (2011)
  • He Never Spoke a Mumbling Word (The Flenser, 2014)
  • Via Dolorosa (The Flenser, 2015)

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    Songs

    Nothing But LossVia Dolorosa · 2015
    Pain as ProvidenceVia Dolorosa · 2015
    My Body Rock Long FeverKurdaitcha · 2011

    References

    Mamaleek Wikipedia


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