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Slex
January 17th 2019


5593 Comments


Yeah this is usually totally my type of thing but idk something about this really rubbed me the wrong way for some reason

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MarsKid
January 17th 2019


8518 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Aw fuck the page break buried my comment

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Hawks
January 17th 2019


67621 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Hmmm idk bro I thought this was fun as hell. Lyrics kinda suck but the vox are amazing. This is pretty much exactly what I love in terms of emo.

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MarsKid
January 17th 2019


8518 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Like I said, it's a diet Free Throw. Everything they do has been done better. Riffs don't feel as particularly engaging as I've seen them portrayed as. The lyrics are such a focus simply because emo tends to be defined by its poetic/personal/confessional/etc. presentation, so faults in that are usually clear to the listener and turn out to be detrimental.

Hawks
January 17th 2019


67621 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I hear you. I’ve never been one to pay a lot of attention to lyrics so maybe hats why I don’t particularly care haha. I dig the riffs though honestly.

MarsKid
January 17th 2019


8518 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

That's fair enough. The lyrics are a big part for me because the style they employ pushes them to the forefront and, as I said, lyrics are what help define emo. It's a veeery malleable genre as it is, and that's one of the few pillars of it that can help draw boundaries/distinguish it.



But hey, if you're digging it and having fun don't let me run the train off the rails, carry on.

McTime50
January 17th 2019


826 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Personally, I just see these guys as diet Tiny Moving Parts instead of diet Free Throw. Makes more sense with some of the lyrics and whatnot.



It's more a 'fun' release that I find myself not being too hard on it, something that'd be cool to shout along to at a live show. It's not a lot of substance but they're nice to jam.

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McTime50
January 17th 2019


826 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

i also don't blame the negs, this was just a quick writeup for a thread. i got a malibu ken review coming up tomorrow though, that's got more effort in it.

hal1ax
January 18th 2019


12995 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

this is tight



and yea i don't rly give a fuck about lyrics. vox / vocal melodies are great as is the guitar work. super fun

Hawks
January 18th 2019


67621 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Yep agreed ahrd.

AdolfChrist
January 18th 2019


19733 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I do care about lyrics but the performances are good enough that i can look past them.

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JohnnyoftheWell
January 18th 2019


12706 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

The lyrics are kinda funny tbh. Love the Room references on This Town Needs Fun

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Dewinged
February 4th 2019


14404 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Was going through some January releases and I just realized I never jammed this. 3 tracks in and yeah it's good fun. Not my thing, but it's good.

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Hawks
February 6th 2019


67621 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Average for this is horse shit.

tom79
February 9th 2019


3662 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Yeah this is a really fun record

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
February 16th 2019


24760 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

this is v cool

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Conmaniac
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2019


24331 Comments


will this album just make me miss Marietta?

MarsKid
February 18th 2019


8518 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Did you ever stop?

Conmaniac
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2019


24331 Comments


no I didn't...
ive given this band a cursory glance thats prob the best analogy i have with them...dig what i've read tho

AdolfChrist
February 18th 2019


19733 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Fun eemz jamz



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