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Walston, J. Roddy & The Business / Essential Tremors
Album:Essential Tremors Collection:General
Artist:Walston, J. Roddy & The Business Added:Aug 2014
Label:Ato Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2014-08-22 Pull Date:2014-10-24 
Week Ending:Oct 12Oct 5Sep 14Sep 7Aug 31

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 10, 2014:Time Traveler
Take It As It Comes
4.Sep 30, 2014:funk to folk
Take It As It Comes
2.Oct 09, 2014:The Fishbowl
Marigold, Heavy Bells
5.Sep 12, 2014:Time Traveler
Take It As It Comes
3.Oct 02, 2014:ZoeRadio 10-2-14
Same Days
6.Sep 08, 2014:Buford J. Sharkley Presents: As Told to Hervey Okkles
Hard Times

Album Review
Zoe Rogers
Reviewed 2014-08-14 
Third studio album from Cleveland, TN natives J. Roddy Walston & The Business. Essential Tremors, named for Walston's neurological disorder, is an awesomely heavy hitting mixture of southern soul, punk rock, and really just some good straight forward rock and roll. I love this album through and through. RIYL: Black Keys, KOL, Blitzen Trapper, Delta Spirit, Cold War Kids.

Recommended tracks: All!! Especially: 1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 11

1. (3:52) Heavy Bells - When I first listened to this album, starting with this song is a pretty fucking awesome way to start. Hard hitting, gritty rock and roll. I was hooked.
2. (3:01) Marigold - More bluesy feel, swinging melody.
3. (4:10) Take It As It Comes - Love this too, great melody, great instrumentation, cool backing harmonies.
4. (3:07) Black Light - Mid tempo, steady beat, get ready to bob your head.
5. (3:20) Sweat Shock - A little AHHH-ing to start off this one, heavy on the kick drum, let's rock.
6. (4:28) Nobody Knows - Down tempo, piano only to start off, more instruments build in later. Country-rock feel.
7. (3:25) Hard Times - Simple and up beat, foot tapping music.
8. (4:08) Boys Can Never Tell - Down tempo, strumming guitar and piano.
9. (3:03) Same Days - This one sounds kind of Band of Skulls-y, really its just another catchy rock song.
10. (3:36) Tear Jerk - Blues driven up beat with some driving piano.
11. (5:25) Midnight Cry - Soul ballad. Love love this one.
12. (5:34) I Think of You - Piano and vocals only. Great. Rest of the instruments build in around 3:30 and it turns into quite the jam.

Track Listing
1.Heavy Bells 6.Nobody Knows
2.Marigold 7.Hard Times
3.Take It As It Comes 8.Boys Can Never Tell
4.Black Light 9.Same Days
5.Sweat Shock 10.Tear Jerk
 11.Midnight Cry