"Mirage Rock" is the latest from Band of Horses and it's on mighty, mighty Columbia Records. This is album Number Four from Ben Bridwell and his pards, playing hook-filled indie/college rock. This Seattle band is all over the place and all of them are places your ears will want to be. "Knock Knock" sounds like they're channeling the 1966-era Beach Boys and "Electric Music" sounds like the Dead and "Dumpster World," there but for a break either way, could be all our futures. You may hear a bit of Wilco and some Avett Brothers and all those Americana bands we love, sufficient to get Mr. Ed, Pegasus, Trigger and Secretariat hoofing up a hullabaloo in the stable.
Rock 'n' Roll Call: Band of Horses - Mirage Rock
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Rockin' Roll Call
Bill Locey reviews music for the Ventura County Star, when he isn't reenacting the history of this great nation or teaching it to incarcerated youth.
He is the tall guy lurking in the back of all the local rock shows.
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