Category Archives: 250 word album reviews

250 word album review: The Allovers -Yer Guises

“Yer Guises” is nothing but simple fun. If you’re looking for deep content you probably won’t find it unless you dig really deep. At the surface level The Allovers just take a crunchy guitar lick, play is for two minutes … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Center State – Wilderness

  The Center State’s second full-length album “Wilderness” is a sentimental affair that shows the band’s abilities. The group compiles a focused group of songs here where they test their comfort zones and take another step forward. The opening track … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Breeders – All Nerve

The Breeders are a jagged band. They love broken things, they always have. Their songs are unique because of this, it is both what makes them great and what makes them troubling to listen to at times. On their latest … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Decemberists – I’ll Be Your Girl

If you’re reading this you probably know what The Decemberists are all about, they have a well established catalog defining the band which makes an album like this challenging. Once you define yourselves as a band you spend the rest … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Middle Western – When Your Demons Are Under Ground and You’ve Got To Dig Them Up

Middle Western is a lesser known band from the Iowa area featuring banjo wielding badass William Elliott Whitmore and key tickler David Zollo as the two headed monster singing songs. The two established singer/songwriters split the duty here with 4 … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Monks of Doom – The Bronte Pin

Monks of Doom basks in the weird. The largely Camper Van Beethoven side project sounds like exactly that. “The Bronte Pin” is their first proper album since 1993 and you would never know it by listening to it. It is … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: John Mackey – Chasin’ Dreams

One of the best things about country music is its bluntness. It never gets too cute or loses its listeners in a web of analogies and illusions. John Mackey’s latest album “Chasin’ Dreams” abides by this, it’s just straight forward … Continue reading

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