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Marshall Poole

Marshall Poole: The Misconception (2013)

  • Ana Lete 

Marshall Poole

When Marshall Poole released their first official EP, The Misconception, on November 26th, 2013, the bar for alternative-indie blues/rock bands in the Northwest area was raised forever. In their first track, “Crosstops,” vocalist and lead guitarist, Rider Soran, sets the stage for the entire record as he screams “Wanna get wild?” And as the first track of the record, “Crosstops” does what it is meant to do— grabbing the attention of every listener with its memorable lyrics and energetic blues guitar riffs in good Chuck Berry and George Thorogood fashion. Read More »Marshall Poole: The Misconception (2013)

Built to Spill

Built To Spill: There Is No Enemy [Album Review]

To think back over a career of an artist like Built To Spill is, to an extent, the same as doing it for Radiohead or Death Cab For Cutie. Albums come and go, and they’re all pretty damn great; they all hold their own, unique special place in your heart. Revisiting the old albums bring back memories of where you first heard it, or experiences you had while it blasted over your speakers. Sure, you have your favorite(s) and likely one you don’t care for too much. Perfect From Now On has been, in my opinion, their strongest album since its release in 1997. There Is No Enemy, their latest, gives Perfect a run for its money.

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