Thursday, April 02, 2009

Back Again: Beep Beep, Enchanted Islands

In 2004, Beep Beep’s Saddle Creek debut was a post-punk, good ol’ fashion Omaha stab at Gang of Four updates and electronic melodies dressed up as XTC nods. However, hitting just as much as it missed, Business Casual found Beep Beep unfortunately spending most of their potentially valuable time defining their identity in regards to their influences, hoping to justify their means. The result was a mostly benign offering, overflowing with inconsequential bounce as well as blistering craft. And then … that was kind of it.

*****Read the full review here.

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