album review: fang island
  • WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2010

  • Posted by:

It isn't very often that entire components of rock can be omitted or ignored for long periods of time without sounds pretentious or lacking in thought. It also isn't very often that a band can get away with calling their sound "high-fiving each other" for forty minutes. There are barely any vocals on Fang Island, the self-titled debut from the Brooklyn band formed at a Rhode Island art school. Some might be expecting the next big thing, some might expect a dud. But Fang Island is a different class of criminal, cleverly crafting a subtle statement on the more bombastic sides of glam, classic rock and metal with art-punk which boarders on masturbatory. And for all their cautious development of a specific kind of sarcasm, they are rewarded with an album that is almost like one big, awesome punchline. The good kind.
...keep reading...
* * * * * * * * * * * * MP3:"Daisy" - Fang Island Fang Island on Myspace In Other News: Fang Island | Music For Kids Who Can't Read Good: Pacman, I'm Jew.. Fang Island Spotinews The New Gay - Fang Island, "Daisy" + "Life Coach".. America high-fives Fang Island: Pitchfork Best New Music, Amazon & iTunes b.. 'Fang Island' brings the party | ASU News | The State Press | A.. Fang Island - s/t : DOA Tracks In Stacks Fang Island-Review Introducing: Fang Island | Jukke FANG ISLAND's "Dreams of Dreams" Should Introduce Every A.. The Next Big Thing (there's an app for that) – Telegraph Blogs Fang Island, feat. Monster Island | Seizure Chicken FLABmag | Fang Island Gives You More Than A Feeling An Interview: Fang Island | 402 Productions - Reviews and Miscellany Above the Fold | Music, Video, MP3, Film, TV, Politics | fang island needs .. Fang Island - Fang Island (2010) POST-YOUTH Fang Island: Fang Island | Surviving the Golden Age Fang Island - The New Montreal Yeasayer's Chris Keating Remixes Fang Island | Stereogum Fang Island - Fang Island - Music Review - Pinpoint Music
Hot Baeble Videos
Beth Hart live at Baeble HQ

Beth Hart live at Baeble HQ

R.LUM.R live at Industry City

R.LUM.R live at Industry City

Matisyahu live at Baeble HQ

Matisyahu live at Baeble HQ

Clean Bandit live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

Clean Bandit live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

ROZES live at Baeble HQ

ROZES live at Baeble HQ

Leela James live at Baeble HQ

Leela James live at Baeble HQ

Beach Slang live at Baeble HQ

Beach Slang live at Baeble HQ

City of the Sun live at Baeble HQ

City of the Sun live at Baeble HQ

Half The Animal live at Baeble HQ

Half The Animal live at Baeble HQ

Streets of Laredo live at Baeble HQ

Streets of Laredo live at Baeble HQ

© 2017 Baeble Media. All rights reserved.