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Slowride: C/SC/S (2006)
Deep Elm Records

Reviewer Rating: 3


Contributed by: InaGreendaseBrian
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Slowride's C/S is a partially intriguing record that appears to blend early `90s indie rock (see: Mudhoney, etc.) with the moody progressions of grunge from the same era. It may not be a visually explosive, memorable experience, but for its duration provides a look at what happens when you combine t.
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Slowride's C/S is a partially intriguing record that appears to blend early `90s indie rock (see: Mudhoney, etc.) with the moody progressions of grunge from the same era. It may not be a visually explosive, memorable experience, but for its duration provides a look at what happens when you combine the styles and make it sound accessible enough to work.

Hints of mid-`90s alternative rock pop up throughout as a result, too. If not for a lack of anguished screams but with straight indie rock guitars in its place, "The Year of the Snake" could be an outtake from the Foo Fighters' self-titled album. It's tracks like these and "Snake" that keep things paced with an interesting riff here or there. In fact, while the vocalist, whose lazy affectation works well for the sound, sort of debunks the comparison, "Morals and Dogma" contains what sounds like chords thrown out of brainstorming ideas on Dear You.

I can't really come up with much else to say about C/S. It's decent enough with hooks here and there but seems to lack the inspiriation for wealthy descriptions.

STREAM
Slowly
Morals and Dogma
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MP3 CLIPS
Rust Killer
It's Good to Be Back
RH
30 East

 


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Anonymous (February 9, 2006)

This score is for Mike Ness.

benz (February 8, 2006)

I liked surviving the suicide bomber

Anonymous (February 7, 2006)

These poor guys always seem to be one hook short from writing a genuinely good rock song. That said, I don't mind them.

-Chinatown

Anonymous (February 7, 2006)

Slowride is a great band, and so are all their other projects (that Saboteur album). There's no country on this album, it just grooves with great lyrics.

Anonymous (February 7, 2006)

""SLOW RIDE!! (dah DAH DAH duhnuhnuhnuhnuhnuh) TAKE IT EASY!!!!"

Yeah man, you dig?"

I'm soooo gelling.......

sickboi (February 7, 2006)

Score is for Foghat.

Anonymous (February 7, 2006)

indeed slowdive is better then these guys any day

xblakeyoung (February 7, 2006)

This album is easily their best. I would of given it 4.

Anonymous (February 7, 2006)

Haven't heard this, but I can bet that Slowdive is better.

kenfuggit (February 7, 2006)

"SLOW RIDE!! (dah DAH DAH duhnuhnuhnuhnuhnuh) TAKE IT EASY!!!!"

Yeah man, you dig?

-Ken

stevejonestherealbones (February 7, 2006)

if its not visually explosive, i wont listen to it

- jones the bones

- stevejones8770@yahoo.com

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