Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Feeds

Empty Orchestra - One More Time, All Together Now...

.
This band is from the oft-maligned city of Flint, Michigan and the rough Michigan winter is mentioned in "The Ballad of Bulls Run" but you would never guess Empty Orchestra's geographic location based on their musical orientation. The ringing pedal steel of "Broken Record," the twang of "A Wide Spot in the Road" and the harmonica-embellished, Gin Blossoms-like "Trust Me" all have a southwestern feel to them. There's a bit of a Gin Blossoms feel to "No Such Place," too, mostly because lead singer Stephen Wisniewski has a voice very similar to that of Gin Blossoms' singer Robin Wilson, himself a native of southern Michigan. The B-side of One More Time starts off with the rollicking guitar and organ-powered "You Should See the Other Guy," appropriately enough for it's title louder and punchier than anything on the A-side. Wisniewski picks banjo and blows blues harp on the album-closing "Empire State Building," adding a little Neil Young flavoring to the mix and topping off this very impressive set of rootsy pop/rock. Album packaging includes lyric sheet and a download code.

LP, available on black or colored vinyl.

You can order it here.


Share this article


tell a friend about this review

.


...end


advertisement


advertisement

.
News Reports
.

Day in Rock: Paul McCartney Duets With Alice Cooper On Supergroup Project- Motionless in White In Tour Van Crash- Travis Barker, Sebastian Bach, Mick Mars Guest On DMC's Solo Album- more

Day in Pop Harrison Ford Crashes Airplane In Emergency Landing- Rihanna Previews New Song- Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour TV Special Airs This Month- Zac Brown Band- more

Yesterday's Day in Rock: Judas Priest Streaming Expanded 'Defenders Of The Faith' Online- Jack White Visits Detroit Tigers Spring Training- Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Tribute Album Preview- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock


advertisement

.
Top Rock News Stories

Today's Full Day in Rock Report

Paul McCartney Duets With Alice Cooper On Supergroup Project

Motionless in White In Tour Van Crash

Iron Maiden Give Update On Bruce's Cancer Fight

Travis Barker, Sebastian Bach, Mick Mars Guest On DMC's Solo Album

Buddy Holly's Fatal Plane Crash May Be Reinvestigated

Motley Crue's Mick Mars May Work With John Corabi Again

Metallica May Play New Music At Summer Shows

Armored Saint Announce New Album and Tour With Saxon

Brian Wilson Announces Summer Tour

The Yardbirds Postpone Spring Tour Due To Health Concerns

Kim Seviour Leaving Touchstone

Top Pop News Stories

Today's Full Day in Pop Report

Harrison Ford Crashes Airplane In Emergency Landing

Rihanna Previews New Song

Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour TV Special Airs This Month

Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Florida Georgia Line Lead ACM Festival

Zac Brown Band Album and Tour, Chris Cornell Song Premiere

Wale's New Album To Feature J. Cole, Jeremih, Usher and Jerry Seinfeld

Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire Announce Summer Tour

The Band Perry Worked On New Music With Pharrell Williams

Robin Thicke and Pharrell's 'Blurred Lines' Cost 6.9 Million To Make A Hit

Tinashe Releases "Bated Breath" Video

American Horror Story Hinted At Lady Gaga Last Season

Latest Reviews

Recent Reviews and Interviews

Iron and Wine - Archive Series Volume No. 1

Rigor Mortis - Slaves to the Grave

Album of the Week: Metallica's Black Album

Butch Walker - Afraid of Ghosts (Album of the Year)

Road Trip: Out of This World: Blast Off For Fun in Huntsville!

Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal Interview

Josef Salvat - In Your Prime (EP)

Album of the Week: Nirvana's Nevermind

Root 66: Murder By Death- Jim Ed Brown- Sam Morrow

Best Films Of 2014

Riot V - Unleash the Fire

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email- Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2015 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.