METZ: II

METZ: II

By Ian King

METZ are a caustic antidote for a cynical world, and II burns even better going down than their defining first album. 4 May 2015 // 5:00 AM

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//Recent Reviews

22 Mar 2005 // 10:00 PM

Akron/Family: Akron/Family

The latest arrival to the burgeoning freak-folk movement makes a strong case against the easy labeling that will eventually come.

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22 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Man or machine? On inorganic compositional techniques and a band with many members.

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22 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Dipping into moonshine stills and juke joints these guys spit forth something so feral that you can't help but be moved.

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22 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Unbound energy and the problem of too perfect.

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Forget what you know, drop the glam and allow Ian to enter. Why? Because all the misplaced glitter has finally rubbed off.

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22 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Drunken college kids can (and will) dance to anything with a beat. And, in most cases, it will look funny.

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22 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

The local band we all loved in high school, but much better live...

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22 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Saturday by Ian McEwan

While the final effect is like a pointillist painting that adds up to something amazing, waiting for McEwan to connect the dots becomes a little tiring.

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Magic Circles: The Beatles in Dream and History by Devin McKinney

McKinney sets out to re-place the greatest band in rock and roll history within the context of the volatile time in which the band exploded into the public consciousness, changing the band, its four members and everyone forever.

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22 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Inner Circle by T. Coraghessan Boyle

Kinsey remains an enigmatic figure, one of Boyle's numerous gurus that his fiction has distrusted so readily over the last several decades.

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