Album Review: Gomez
    • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011

    • Posted by: Joe Puglisi

    After ten plus years of constructions and solid foundations of sonic supplements, Gomez isn't showing any signs of age or sloth, despite their commitment to their 20th century core. The British indie darlings continue to pump their pleasant pop contortions into an anamorphic freewheel, twisting riffs fit for the MTV generation into something still considered relevant and fresh with the caveat of their already existent pedistal. Sure, the arc of Whatever's On Your Mind is somewhat concave, but not many bands reaching for that classic sound have the balls to write a bunch of ballads and stick them together mid-LP, and expect you to listen straight. Gomez are professional musicians with a superior command of their tools, and it shines even at their lowest decibels.

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