Dowsing
I Don't Even Care Anymore


2.0
poor

Review

by Robert Lowe CONTRIBUTOR (87 Reviews)
August 19th, 2013 | 25 replies | 3,212 views


Release Date: 08/13/2013 | Tracklist

Review Summary: That awkward moment when your self deprecating album titles are actually true.

"Will I make it through you?" The opening line to Dowsing's second full length album I Don't Even Care Anymore is a question I ask myself every time I put on one of their records. Even though none of their albums cross the half hour mark, they're still more of a chore to get through than mowing the lawn on a 10,000 square foot property, and I'm talking old fashion mowing - none of that John Deer riding mower nonsense. Dowsing make music that's sad lyrically, but not too sad, and music that's upbeat, but not too upbeat. They're caught in the middle of the emo spectrum; afraid to do anything new or interesting or even take a stand artistically. Every Dowsing song is the same song, they all have the same bland guitar chords, the same ironically emotionless vocal delivery, the same regret soaked, self deprecating lyrics, and it's all so one note. This is the part of the review where I would usually mention some stand out tracks, but honestly I can't tell the difference between any of them. Either my short term and long term memory are malfunctioning or Dowsing aren't very memorable, because without fail, five minutes after listening to this album I've have completely forgotten what it sounds like.



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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
August 19th 2013



49761 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

Worst emo album I've heard probably

I'm honestly surprised the other reviews are a 4 and a 3.5

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YoYoMancuso
August 19th 2013



10817 Comments


surprised that the worst album you've heard in a specific genre is only a 2. Anyway 69 reviews congrats

slep
August 19th 2013



1604 Comments


haha nice review. sounds like this one sort of wrote itself.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
August 19th 2013



49761 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

Thanks, pretty much yeah

HypedMerchant
August 19th 2013



329 Comments


yes

YakNips
August 19th 2013



7049 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Right on


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pmmets07
August 19th 2013



5840 Comments


this dude i'm working for has me using an old fashioned mower. shit sucks.

SadAndHolyGlow
August 19th 2013



1498 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

*gasp* How DARE you!

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Calc
August 19th 2013



11942 Comments


"I'm honestly surprised the other reviews are a 4 and a 3.5"

the other reviews are actually reviews too.


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StallionMang
August 19th 2013



5205 Comments


Good review, I wasn't feeling this album either. Very uninteresting, but at least it was short.

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
August 19th 2013



49761 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

"the other reviews are actually reviews too."

why do you hate me

YakNips
August 19th 2013



7049 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

If your arms become smoke, I'll have nothing left to hold

NightmareCinema16
August 20th 2013



2016 Comments


I saw the album cover and I was like: dafuq?

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
August 20th 2013



49761 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

Perfect album cover

HypedMerchant
August 20th 2013



329 Comments


""I'm honestly surprised the other reviews are a 4 and a 3.5"

the other reviews are actually reviews too."

lolz

Cygnatti
August 20th 2013



21349 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

You put "on of" in your first sentence. Should probably just be an "on".

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
August 20th 2013



49761 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

ah I missed a "one" there thanks

YakNips
August 20th 2013



7049 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

You also missed a 2nd paragraph ;)

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
August 20th 2013



49761 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

one is all I needed

PunchforPunch
August 20th 2013



5862 Comments


"Worst emo album I've heard probably"


worst than snowing?

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