Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | Photos | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds
Ouija Radio - Oh No…Yes! Yes! Review

by Morley Seaver

.
This is an odd record…and I mean that in the good way. This is sort of like Sonic Youth meets Devo meets Bjork meets Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Ouija Radio is a three piece from Minneapolis that clearly doesn't like to be pigeon-holed in any one direction. The record begins with a couple of cuts that sound like Brit dance pop, slides into some energetic punk-ish music before moving into moodier pieces with guitar mixed with piano.

Christy Hunt is the vocalist and front person of the group. She also handles all guitars and keyboards. Helz Belz is the bassist and Charles Gehr keeps the beat. Hunt has one of the voices that is at once sweet and dreamy and other times you're wondering if you're witnessing a crash and burn, like the occasional Courtney Love vocal.

The very Hole-like "Sunshine in California" which closes the record is quite excellent as is the very interesting "Spinning Cyclone Death Machine". The synth-directed "Red Eye Fly" starts things off with a mish-mash that sounded like Karen O fronting Devo. All the cuts in between are really good and I find a new favorite every couple of spins or so.

This is quality music made by people who don't like the usual top 40 fare but are talented enough to pull off their vision of how rock should be and I, for one, tend to agree with them.


CD Info and Links

Ouija Radio - Oh No…Yes! Yes!

Label:Indie
Rating:

Preview and Purchase This CD Online

Visit the official homepage

More articles for this artist

tell a friend about this review

.


...end


.
News Reports
.
Day in Rock:
Guns N' Roses Worries Gone With Reunion Says Slash- Godsmack Star's Son Dies Unexpectedly- Steve Perry Address Idea Of Collaboration With Journey's Neal Schon- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

. .
  .
.

 

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

Copyright© 1998 - 2013 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.