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Axis of Evol

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Axis of Evol

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Jagjaguwar
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B

Axis‘ cover art, pink rosebuds and black-eyed skeletons, gets at Vancouver singer-songwriter Stephen McBean’s duality just right. The CD’s bookends — ”Comas” and ”How We Can Get Free” — are haunting country-psych ballads; ”New Drugs” and ”Lord Let Us Shine” go for the fuzzy floor stomping of early Beck. He’s a man taken with strange angles; Evol is just love spelled backward. B