Entries from March 2005

Mobius Band, City Vs Country EP (Ghostly International)

March 10th, 2005 · Comments Off on Mobius Band, City Vs Country EP (Ghostly International)

Mobius Band City Vs Country EP Ghostly International By: Eric Greenwood Glitchy electro pop is a dime a dozen in these post-Postal Service days, but Massachusettss trio, Mobius Band, throws a curveball into the mix by turning up the guitars just enough to call it electro-rock. Tricky, huh? “Starts Off with a Bang”, well, doesn't […]

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Low, The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop)

March 10th, 2005 · Comments Off on Low, The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop)

Low The Great Destroyer Sub Pop By: Eric Greenwood Low reacts to a three-year silence with its noisiest record to date. Jumping from Kranky to Sub Pop and recruiting Flaming Lips producer Dave Fridmann, Low definitely shakes things up enough to spark some new interest and, at the very least, a re-evaluation from long-time fans. […]

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Bolt, Movement And Detail (Self-Released)

March 10th, 2005 · Comments Off on Bolt, Movement And Detail (Self-Released)

Bolt Movement And Detail Self-Released By: Eric Greenwood Despite having a diverse musical pedigree, Columbia, South Carolina has never been known for its instrumental post-rock, but Bolt is here to change that. With its newly released sophomore album, Movement and Detail, the trio sheds some of the metal histrionics that peppered its debut in favor […]

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The Mars Volta, Frances The Mute (Strummer/Universal)

March 9th, 2005 · Comments Off on The Mars Volta, Frances The Mute (Strummer/Universal)

The Mars Volta Frances The Mute Strummer/Universal By: Eric Greenwood The Mars Volta's pretentiousness is so all consuming one can't help but laugh. The artwork for both its albums has been absurdly tacky, ghastly even. The song titles are equally absurd, mining the dregs of some deviant imaginary sci-fi prog-rock opera that should never be […]

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