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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Track of the Day: Shout Out Out Out Out

Posted By on Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 10:59 AM

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Sometimes you're drawn to give something a listen based on the name alone. The Canadian act Shout Out Out Out Out already has a moniker that commands attention, but I was more interested in how they interpret that gut-bunching emotion, guilt. The tune "Guilt Trips Sink Ships" doesn't sound sorry in the least, using a clever play on the old adage to lift your angst-riddled conscience into thick, gaseous techno beats 'n' juicy synth blurts. Throw a little high hat in there, some Space Invader laser shots, and vocodered voices warning about the affects of guilt trips, and you have a fun little ditty clearing your conscience for a full eight minutes.

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