LANTERNS and THIS
FLOOD COVERS THE EARTH
History Major Records
by Carl Macki
A choice pairing of two
San Diego post-emo hardcore math punk bands current and
recording and touring.
This is a new label that is just
getting started, it seems.
After separating from hardcore, emo
has been applied to just about everything these days,
and its meaning has expanded elastically to embrace the vague and
indistinct to anything with attitude difficult or
impossible to describe.
Sometimes it was difficult for
me to tell these two bands apart:
On a Sunny Day Real Estate
moment you Drive Like Jehu and look for
The Replacements, perhaps?
birds and matches
i have so much g-e-o-g-r-a-p-h-y
Lanterns do shine brightly in this sharp and professional
looking CD package. Light makes noise, ears take notice. This is
not easy or idiotic music, so for a simpleton like me
I had to listen to this record over and over. They are
working old and new equations with newer results. Myspace: