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Oh No Not Stereo
Oh No Not Stereo EP
Takeover Records
www.ohnonotstereo.com


Oh No Not Stereo's self-titled EP encompasses everything that has to do with rock 'n' roll from classic to modern hard rock and from garage quality to a high production sound. The duo of Skylar Nielson (vocals, guitar) and Myk Agee (drums) from Hollywood, California are in the same elk as Aiden, Moneen, Last Conservative, and People In Planes. Their EP, produced by the band and Marc Jordan (A Static Lullaby, Rock Kills Kid) has a rebellious edge that is synonymous with rock 'n' roll artists. With song titles like "Burn The City Down" and lyrics like "Love me or hate me just never forget me," Oh No Not Stereo has everything people expect in a young rock band - copious amounts of resilient energy, boastful bounce, and lots of angst fueling the heavily loaded guitar riffs.

The opener "Instrumental" gets the lead out with brawny guitar cuts. The chord segments are repetitive, building up the frazzling sonic blusters and tying in the bombastic drum beats. There is a garage rock pounce in the polished series. Tracks like "Where You Are" and "Burn The City Down" have complex chord changes turning from melodic to loud rock riffs along the interims. The hard rock styling on "One More Thing I Love" is emblematic of Damone and the rhythmic punk rock hurls of Amber Pacific are reflected in "Thirty-Two." The synchronicity in the vaunting drum beats and guitar modulations on "Every Link In The Chain" are burly and feisty and enhanced by the pikes of screamo vocals.

Oh No Not Stereo steak a claim on rock 'n' roll with some burly guitar thrusts reminiscent of Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and intricate chord riffs in the class of Damone. Oh No Not Stereo are a high powered rock set that haven't yet found their own distinctive sound, but have a lot of resilient energy, boastful bounce and bustling guitar riffs.

-Susan Frances

Track Listing:
1. Instrumental
2. Where You Are
3. One More Thing I Love
4. Burn The City Down
5. Thirty-Two
6. Every Link In The Chain


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