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Look Mexico: Real Americans Spear ItReal Americans Spear It (2011)
Adeline Records

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With an overall sunny disposition, Real Americans Spear It is another solid addition to the growing impressive discography of Austin, Texas's Look Mexico. Their overall indie pop aura is augmented with frontman Matt Agrella's vocal stylings. Agrella's voice has just gotten better over the years. Mix.
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With an overall sunny disposition, Real Americans Spear It is another solid addition to the growing impressive discography of Austin, Texas's Look Mexico. Their overall indie pop aura is augmented with frontman Matt Agrella's vocal stylings. Agrella's voice has just gotten better over the years. Mix that with some hand claps, horns and a fair amount of "Heys!", and this five-song EP is some of this band's "fullest" sounding work to date. They continue to churn out great music even if the guitar work is a little less mathy then some of the stuff fans may recall from The Crucial Collection or This Is Animal Music.

The track "Where were you, Vince?" is reminiscent of a band I haven't thought of for years called Ghosts And Vodka (which features members from Cap'n Jazz and Joan Of Arc). It's the only instrumental track on the EP and it's equal parts whimsy, poppy and just plain fun.

One of the great things about Look Mexico is their subtle humor. Every track title on Real Americans Spear It is a Vin Diesel quote from the movie Fast Five. This is probably not the most surprising coming from a band whose early press photos featured the band lathered up in pizza.

To be honest, Real Americans Spear It is not their best work (Gasp Asp [7 inch] is still my personal number one), but it certainly does not disappoint. Look Mexico continues to evolve in a positive way. I really don't know why this band hasn't blown up yet. Hopefully another full-length is in the works.

 

 
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coldwaraaron (December 24, 2011)

I kinda miss josh

telegraphrocks (November 27, 2011)

Unfortunate cover art.

thepopeofchili-town (November 26, 2011)

This band rules. One of my current favorites.

kdog (November 24, 2011)

Two thumbs up!

brangelina (November 22, 2011)

Best band ever!

EchosMyron (November 22, 2011)

This band sounds like a shittier version of the overrated American Football.

blanktapesemptybottles (November 22, 2011)

needs a cd release

AK3punk (November 22, 2011)

Their last full length was incredible. I'm loving this new EP. Can't wait to hear what they do next.

k-dubs (November 22, 2011)

great band, not the best release, but a stellar one nonetheless.

SydBarrett420 (November 22, 2011)

Coast to Coast > Vin Diesel

lieutenantroastabotch (November 22, 2011)

Vin Diesel quotes

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