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I Do Not Love (stylized as I DO NOT LOVE.) is a prolific project based out of Mansfield, Massachusetts that pays homage to the pioneering goth and post-punk melody makers. Mastermind, Carl Gregory Miller’s stage name is an abridged version of his original pseudonym, I Do Not Love You, I Love What I Thought That You Were. Miller’s output as I DO NOT LOVE. has been consistently dark and dreary that’ll perk up the ears of post-punk and goth devotees.
You Regret Everything (stylized as you regret everything.) opens with the sprawling New Order-esque “hgh.” Melodic and moody, the track is vintage mid-80’s post-punk with bright arpeggiated guitars and Miller’s Ian Curtis/Lescop desolate vocals. “ttldwnr” is a fluttery dream-pop track that’s ripe with gloom and dread. Emotionally, the goth-y synth-laden “ssr” is the heaviest track on the EP, with Miller’s vocals croaking as low as the deepest depths of the Earth.