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Bridge and Tunnel - Loss Leaders [7 inch] (Cover Artwork)

Bridge and Tunnel

Bridge and Tunnel: Loss Leaders [7 inch]Loss Leaders [7 inch] (2009)
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The whole If You Make It scene is putting out so much good music for free right now that I'm more than happy to spend a little cash on the few of them who are actually asking for it. The new Bridge and Tunnel 7" is the latest that I've come across, and is well worth the money. Opening with powerf.
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The whole If You Make It scene is putting out so much good music for free right now that I'm more than happy to spend a little cash on the few of them who are actually asking for it. The new Bridge and Tunnel 7" is the latest that I've come across, and is well worth the money.

Opening with powerful screams and weighty bass thumps, "Loss Leaders" is among Bridge and Tunnel's best work yet, showcasing all their strongest points -- aggressive girl/boy vocal harmonies and guitar work far beyond their peers, with atmospheric, vaguely post-rock-ish buildups that give way to their typical style of chaotic punk rock finish.

B-Side "No I'm Not" is orginally by Silent Majority, a band I am admittedly not familiar with, but it's clear that the band have made this song completely their own, and it does not sound out of place with their own work.

This 7" finds Bridge and Tunnel cementing a style they are clearly comfortable in, with two great tracks of the high standard that has come to be expected from them. It does, however, leave me wondering if the band will progress in any way, or continue to churn out more of the same.

 

 
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damo (May 27, 2009)

aaaaaaagh too much strongbow

"contain"

damo (May 27, 2009)

poor
if this band dint cinatin 1 bloke from latterman it wunt even be reviewed

one of the worst 7" i've bought

SilentStorms (May 26, 2009)

Score is for this comment.

"Needs more fernando torres."

Amazing!

mikexdude (May 25, 2009)

Yeah, Matt -- wrong again. All the vocals rule.

chokingvictim (May 25, 2009)

they all rule as vocalists. this record rules as well. one of my favorite bands!

Blackjaw_x (May 24, 2009)

@onegirlarmy:

I know, but MattRamone is usually referring to Jeff. And I understand why someone wouldn't like the female vocals, they can be a bit off-putting at times.

onegirlarmy (May 24, 2009)

MattRamone, wtffffffffffff he's not a bad singer at all. How is he much different from anything else we like? Listen to Thousandaires first or something, I don't know. Worst criticism everrrrrr.

Jeff's not the only vocalist in the band. Rachel and Tia do their fair share.

bryne (May 23, 2009)

Nevermind, just realized that No Idea has it. Duuuuuuuh

bryne (May 23, 2009)

Anyone know of a North American distro that's carrying this?

Blackjaw_x (May 23, 2009)

MattRamone, wtffffffffffff he's not a bad singer at all. How is he much different from anything else we like? Listen to Thousandaires first or something, I don't know. Worst criticism everrrrrr.

polaris (May 23, 2009)

Wow, covering Silent Majority? I'll have to pick this up.

24hourpriapism (May 22, 2009)

if you make it is a "scene" now?

mattramone (May 22, 2009)

Fans of bad singers are stoked.

ConsumedByMusic (May 22, 2009)

$3 a song huh?

ifyoumakeit (May 22, 2009)

A. I love Loss Leaders.
B. IYMI takes donations.

eazyd3 (May 22, 2009)

needs more fernando torres.

onegirlarmy (May 22, 2009)

Great 7", excellent Silent Majority cover. The first time I heard them play it live, I got so excited.

mikexdude (May 22, 2009)

This band needs to put out an acoustic EP -- of their older songs or new ones -- they just need to.

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