Local Review: Various Artists – Sound vs. Silence Vol. 1

Local Review: Various Artists – Sound vs. Silence Vol. 1
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Various Artists Sound vs. Silence Vol. 1 S vs. S = Her Candane + Still Breaking Hearts + Goodbye Blue Monday + Joel Pack + Clarity Process + Still Life

Local Review: Violet Run – Trouver la Mort

Local Review: Violet Run – Trouver la Mort
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Violet Run Trouver la Mort Violet Run = The Cure + The Shroud + Love Spirals Downward   Violet Run skirts the fine line between sorrowful sincerity and fancy-pants whininess

Local Review: Twelve State Killing Spree – Demo

Local Review: Twelve State Killing Spree – Demo
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Twelve State Killing Spree Demo TSKS = The Damned + _ Nelson + Teen Idols   The underproduction and nasally vocals on this album make this sound like a recording

Local Review: Powerhouse Rock – Self-Titled

Local Review: Powerhouse Rock – Self-Titled
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Powerhouse Rock Self-Titled Powerhouse Rock = Alice Cooper + Ted Nugent Good God. Someone in the 80s invented a time machine and sent a butt-rock group to the new millennium

Local Review: Nothing For Now – The Veil

Local Review: Nothing For Now – The Veil
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Nothing For Now The Veil NFN = Alkaline Trio + AFI + Dashboard Confessional   The best way to become self-assured is to get an ego first and then force

Local Review: Nolens Volens – Faux EP

Local Review: Nolens Volens – Faux EP
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Nolens Volens Faux EP Nolens Volens = Bjork + Rope or Bullets + The Anniversary   It is obvious that Nolens Volens has a wide range of musical tastes—it’s probably

Local Review: Nexis – Game Over

Local Review: Nexis – Game Over
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Nexis Game Over Nexis = Jay Z + Hieroglyphics Slick rhymes and inventive metaphors of Nexis do well to gloss over his one downfall—lack of original content. He spits the

Local Review: Nate Padley – Monster of Vision

Local Review: Nate Padley – Monster of Vision
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Nate Padley Monster of Vision Soundco Records N. Padley = Cowboy Junkies + Bob Dylan (circa Oh Mercy) + Steve Malkmus   Nate Padley hits the “life is full of

Local Review: Fail to Follow – Self-Titled

Local Review: Fail to Follow – Self-Titled
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Fail to Follow Self-Titled FTF = AFI + Sick of It All (neutered)   More punk than most hardcore bands that decided they were good enough musicians to show off,