“Give me a chance to talk to you about Minneapolis' Dreamless, and I will make your ears fall off. I could harp on about their fusion of metal and shoegaze that doesn't neuter the power of either. Let me rant about how vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Cory Strand lets himself bleed lyrically and sonically all over this record, layering a legion of swirling, heavy guitars over howls of unattainable dreams and the ugliness of human relationships. For comparisons, you could listen to me name-drop The Angelic Process in an infinite loop. And you've already heard me rave about how their debut album, All This Sorrow, All These Knives, sneaked up on me at the 11th hour to make my Top 10 of 2011 list.