"there's no time like the present / it terrifies me!"
Mark Feldman's violin is the warmest, reddest instrument in the anglophone world.
The anger-less, undramatic way Rick White sings "...I know I'm weak / I know that I'm sad":
ME REX's lyrics are usually great, and the tangled syntax of Stellar Abattoir is maybe my favorite. Don't read them, it's better if you need to chew that first verse into comprehensibility:
I admire Shannon Wright's apparently effortless straight face, her ability to make a song like this without either the default camp of metal or the aggression people lean on in fear of camp. A comfortingly battering red noise.