Posted by: will | March 23, 2006


Band You Should Have Known

Slowreader was a short-lived duo from Texas that formed from the ashes of the ska-punk band The Impossibles. They issued only one album in their existence. Their self-titled 2002 album released by Fueled By Ramen was one that was remarkably overlooked. Perhaps being issued by a mainly pop-punk record label led to that outcome. In any event, the duo was obviously heavily influenced by the likes of Elliott Smith. If you are a fan of his work, then Slowreader’s self-titled album is definitely one you should seek out.

Listen: Slowreader – Every Part Of Nothing (mp3)



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  2. nice.

  3. […] and bubbly but also incredibly touching. It reminds me of one of my favorite underrated bands, Slowreader. With only a karaoke microphone, casio keyboards and a drum machine, Cosme creates an intimate […]

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