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Music Reviews

Screaming Females - Castle Talk
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Don Giovanni
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - The Social Network [Original Soundtrack]
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The Social Network [Original Soundtrack]
The Null Corporation
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Halcyon Digest
4AD
No Age - Everything in Between
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Everything in Between
Sub Pop
Robyn - Body Talk Pt. 1/ Body Talk Pt. 2
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Konichiwa
The Walkmen - Lisbon
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Fat Possum
Fizzle Like a Flood
Love
Sideone Records

Rating: NR/10 ?


October 1, 2004
Love is an EP consisting of "Love" and "Sweeter Dreams." It is the first installation of Fizzle Like a Flood's latest project, a line of singles instead of an LP. Doug Kabourek tried to capture love in two songs ("Sweeter Dreams" being the sister-song to "Love") and he surely succeeded. The songs are full of dreamlike, atmospheric qualities, attributed to a mélange of mostly synth melodies and five acoustic guitars in a "bed." The word "love," the only song on the EP, is kind of chanted throughout the album. Though the music on Love is not something I would normally listen to, it is still almost awing in its beauty. It is original, intriguing, and complex. I cant wait to hear the rest of Fizzle Like a Flood's line of singles.

Reviewed by Jeanette Samyn
A contributing writer for LAS and a former music director WBAR at Barnard College.

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