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Viewmaster

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
4 Alarm
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B

Perfectly competent — though not particularly inventive — the Pinehurst Kids, a punk outfit from Portland, Ore., gets points on Viewmaster for occasional departures from form (the mid-song, slow-tempo breakdown of ”Trepidation”) and old-school shout-outs (”Me Wrong” xeroxes the nasal-pitched punch of the Descendents). It doesn’t hurt to have exuberant, hum-heavy guitar hooks — a skill these Kids have mastered. B

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