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The 4-Squares

The 4-Squares: Steve's HamperSteve's Hamper (2002)
Quincy Shanks

Reviewer Rating: 1.5
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Contributed by: moldyMoldy
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This was a rather disappointing release for me, I have heard some really good things about this band, people saying that it was bringing back the early style of hardcore, I thought that the band has potential but on this release just sounds like all the other generic hardcore. I think the band that.
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This was a rather disappointing release for me, I have heard some really good things about this band, people saying that it was bringing back the early style of hardcore, I thought that the band has potential but on this release just sounds like all the other generic hardcore. I think the band that they sounded a lot like was a softer New Society of Anarchists, or for most of you, Poison Idea, with out all the technical metal parts.

The recording on this probably had something to do with why I disliked this album, as the music sounds very muffled, while the vocals are much louder and really don't fit in with the music at all. Some of the songs weren't that bad, but overall this album didn't do anything for me, it just provided me with some background noise that usually got replaced really quickly.

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Kevin Ashley
Lakeland
The Edge

 


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Anonymous (October 4, 2002)

I think this album rocks! The reviewers problem is that he listens to CKY and they suck! If you like hardcore punk check this out!

Anonymous (October 2, 2002)

The 4 Squares cd is very catchy, and, on the contrary, sounds pretty damn good...See (and listen) for yourselves why these guys may take over Portage Park!!

redline (September 30, 2002)

I have no idea who CKY is, or what you're talking about, this is a fucking all-out in your face amazing record, which totally takes you back to early-mid 80s hardcore puck rock. I'm not sure what this reviewer was listening to back then, but it sounds to me like he has his head up his ass.
(Who is CKY??)

Anonymous (September 30, 2002)

I agree CKY rocks the shit. I'm seeing them live in NY.

Ramo

Anonymous (September 30, 2002)

i have their split 7" with the bollweevils. the songs really rock, this is one release i've actually been looking forward to hearing...this review has taken me away from it a little...but i'm still anxious to hear it.

Anonymous (September 27, 2002)

I went on over to Redline Distribution the other day when they had that news article up here and I checked out some of the MP3s while debating what I should order. I listened to the 4 Squares, but it didn't exactly do it for me, eh. I got Supersleuth instead and a ton of other great stuff, so go there now!

Or buy the new CKY, I'm diggin' this!

- Scott
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(I was in two police cars in one day!)

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