Tag Archives: Centro-Matic

250 word album review: Will Johnson – Hatteras Night, A Good Luck Charm

Will Johnson dissolved his group Centro-matic and his main focus is now on solo records. He made solo albums before the band came to its amicable end but now they are his primary vehicle for putting out music. It is … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Centro-matic – Take Pride In Your Long Odds

Will Johnson’s lyrics are the key to Centro-matic. Even with this being true the sonics of the band fight this song by song by trying to obscure the lyrics. The four-piece band consistently comes up with interesting textures for each … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Overseas – Overseas

Overseas reminds me of Vic Chesnutt. Not in the fact that the supergroup sounds like Chesnutt a whole lot but the main members of Overseas (Will Johnson and David Bazan) were once in another supergroup together; with Chesuntt and Mark … Continue reading

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Vocals On Top’s Top 5 Concerts of 2012

In 2012 I went to more concerts than I ever have before. I attended over 65 shows and saw over 120 artists perform live. I have my favorite shows for various reasons and you can read about many of those … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Will Johnson – Scorpion

Will Johnson releases solo records when he isn’t releasing an album in one of the many bands he is in. Scorpion is his third proper solo album and comes nine years after his last. This record is not much different … Continue reading

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Career In Album Artwork: Will Johnson

I’ve spoke before about how busy of a guy Will Johnson is… Centro-matic, South San Gabriel, New Multitudes, Monsters of Folk, etc. You’ll find none of that here. This graphic focuses on his solo work’s album covers. It all started … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Will Johnson Living Room Show, Kansas City, KS 5-19-12

Will Johnson has a voice and music set perfectly for the most intimate of shows. There is no environment more intimate than being in your own living room. Johnson has decided to tour and forgo public venues and go straight … Continue reading

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