Entries from October 2006

Appomattox, Appomattox (Self-released)

October 10th, 2006 · Comments Off on Appomattox, Appomattox (Self-released)

Appomattox Appomattox Self-released By: Eric Greenwood Boston's Appomattox has been slowly cultivating its unique brand of noisy indie rock since splintering away from guitarist Cliff Rawson and its lavish and dynamic former incarnation, Araby, just over two years ago. With a pummeling schedule of Northeastern shows, the band has taken its time producing its first […]

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The Rapture, Pieces Of The People We Love (Universal Motown)

October 7th, 2006 · Comments Off on The Rapture, Pieces Of The People We Love (Universal Motown)

The Rapture Pieces Of The People We Love Universal Motown By: Eric Greenwood I liked The Rapture a whole lot better back when it blatantly ripped off The Cure and Bauhaus and Gang of Four as opposed to cheesy, cheesy dance music. The Rapture fell off my radar the moment Echoes finally came out. What […]

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Cursive, Happy Hollow (Saddle Creek)

October 7th, 2006 · Comments Off on Cursive, Happy Hollow (Saddle Creek)

Cursive Happy Hollow Saddle Creek By: Eric Greenwood The Ugly Organ is my favorite Cursive album, hands down, and it was Kasher's post-post break-up album. It was the culmination of all the promiscuity, drunken nights, and wrong words said turned into a corrosive morass of regret, jealousy, anger, and frustration. It played into the very […]

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Journey, Greatest Hits (Columbia)

October 4th, 2006 · Comments Off on Journey, Greatest Hits (Columbia)

Journey Greatest Hits Columbia By: Michael Jones While the remaining members of Journey besmirch their legacy touring with, of all things, a former Gap employee filling in for Steve Perry, Columbia Records is re-mastering and re-releasing Journey's entire back catalog, beginning with Greatest Hits, and the timing couldn't be better: a new audience, too young […]

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Alaska The Tiger, Now We're Familiar (Naked Kids Doing Karate)

October 1st, 2006 · 2 Comments

Alaska The Tiger Now We're Familiar Naked Kids Doing Karate By: Eric Greenwood Yes, Alaska the Tiger's name follows the same convention as Pedro the Lion's, but any similarities to the Jade Tree sound end right there. This Columbia, South Carolina trio owes little to nothing to the modern day emo movement, harkening back further […]

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