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Nice and mellow alt-country. But it’s so country that requires the right mood in me. Which happens rarely.

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Thrid album by Metric. Live it Out sounds heavier than its predecessor, but it’s not my cup of tea. And I’ve tried all albums by them so far.

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Second album by Metric. Clearly more rock oriented, without the hip hop elements of the first unreleased album, but still a tasteless record.

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The first full-length album by Metric was recorded in 2001 but released in 2007, for record label issues.

It’s kind a pop music with rock and hip hop influences. The album starts with the good homonymous track and  goes down straight to a black whole of pop clichés with hip hop beats.

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A vague mix of progressive metal, experimental and some nice jazz passages.

Grindstone is a sparse collection of what the norwergian guys like, but their power needs some direction.

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The Vivian Girls are a good punk trio with noisy guitars and classic melodies.

My fav tracks are Such A Joke and Where Do You Run To.

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I’m listening right now to the biggest 2008 surprise, Elephant9.

A norwergian trio who dare to build a sound inspired by Miles Davis ( Bitches Brew), ELP (Tarkus) and Mahavishnu Orchestra.

Everything is just perfectly right. There’s no much to say, whoever knows one of the foresaid names will just get this album and enjoy.

10/10. Surely one of the greatest 2008 albums.

If you cannot find this on the web please leave a comment with your e-mail.

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