Akimbo Jersey Shores

Jersey Shores
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  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Neurot Recordings

Entertainment Reviews:

Alternative Press - p.126
4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he album swings through bone-crushing riffs, caveman-style drum bashing and some of the most visceral vocals committed to record."
Kerrang (Magazine) - p.47
"Beneath the squalling guitars and rhythmic drumming lurks an ambition to go with the sense of humour they display outside of the studio. Jersey Shore is the sound of a band turning against the tide."


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Akimbo: Jon Weisnewski (vocals, bass instrument); Aaron Walters (guitar); Nat Damm (drums).
Audio Mixer: Chris Owens.
Recording information: Headbangin' Kill Your Mama Music, Louisville, KY (03/2007-04/2007).
Akimbo play noise rock that's one-third Black Flag, one-third Black Sabbath, and one-third beer. Strange, then, that this Seattle trio has made a somewhat psychedelic concept record. It's about the Jersey Shore shark attacks of 1916. The liner notes, accompanied by paintings and old photographs, set out the events, which the lyrics recast poetically. While the ambition is admirable, its execution falls short. The songs' ebb and flow are probably intended to evoke the tension and release of shark attacks. But despite visceral interplay between guitar and bass, they lack depth. The riffs are simplistic, and quiet passages plod instead of conjuring dread. At times, the guitarist reaches a heroic approximation of psychedelia. But long songs (two top ten minutes in length) don't suit Akimbo. They excel at breaking things, not making them. Strong riffs and bullheaded tones are present here -- they're just lost at sea. These opuses should have been halved in length, like their subject matter. ~ Cosmo Lee

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  • UPC: 658457106426
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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