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The Shaking Hands

The eleven songs on The Shaking Hands pass in under a half hour, but you get a bumper crop of whoa-oh and gang vocal parts in that time. Breakdowns and syncopated vocal parts are in full effect, tailor-making most of the tunes for PBR-fueled beardo sing-a-longs from Gainesville to San Diego. With their self-titled debut, these sons of the Sunshine State come correct with the music and the message. read more »

POSTED April 1, 2009 3:36PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

Notes From Middle America – The Architects

The Heartland of America has given fully to both respected culture and pop culture. Missouri, the literal “heart” of the Heartland, can lay claim to the old-West Robin Hood Jesse James, writer Mark Twain, painter Thomas Hart Benton, The Pony Express, the world’s greatest barbecue, Brad Pitt, Walter Cronkite and now, a rock band known throughout our land as The Architects. read more »

POSTED January 8, 2009 5:41PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (4) TAGS: ,