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Buttertones, The / Gravedigging
Album:Gravedigging Collection:Out for Review
Artist:Buttertones, The Added:04/2017
Label:Innovative Leisure Records 

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Add Date:2017-04-12 Pull Date:2017-06-14 
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Album Review
Kayla Constandse
Reviewed 2017-04-08 
”Gravedigging” The Buttertones

Not your typical alternative rock. The vocals are very a distinctive combination of heartiness and yelping. Their addition of saxophone player London Guzman gave them an additional unusual aspect to their surf-punk sound. The Buttertones began their journey in Los Angeles, California in 2011. They began as self-described "music school misfits.” Their bassist Sean Redman former member of Cherry Glazerr.
— Kayla

Recommended: 2, 1, 7. No FCCs.

1) * (2:58) Pistol Whip — Jazzy saxophone plays behind the unique, dramatic vocals. Mid tempo.
2) * (2:03) Sadie’s A Sadist — More of a beachy feel. Earnest vocals.
3) (3:03) Neon Cowboy — Has a western feel with drums like hoofbeats. Starts bright, gets darker as the song continues. Fluctuating pace.
4) (1:52) Two-Headed Shark — Sounds like something out of a spooky spy movie.
5) (3:19) Matador — Saxophone carries most of the melody. Some interesting falsetto vocal bits. Big fade, may sound like it’s ending early.
6) (3:08) I Ran Away — Guitar exhibiting an almost harp-like sound. Slow tempo. Lamenting.
7) * (2:08) Moroccan Monsoon — No lyrics. Sounds like a punk interpretation of the classic Surfaris's “Wipe Out”.
8) (3:50) Geisha’s Gaze — Reminds me of Ancient Egypt, if Ancient Egypt had electric guitars and saxophones.
9) (2:29) Ghost Safari — Uptempo. Haunting vocals.
10) (2:57) A Tear For Rosie — A little more conventional: Less distorted vocals. Slower, pure sounding guitar. Sax not as prominent.
11) (4:03) Gravediggin' — Fun opening drum roll. Warbling vocals come in halfway. Races to the finish, and closes with howling.

Track Listing
1.Pistol Whip 6.I Ran Away
2.Sadie's A Sadist 7.Moroccan Monsoon
3.Neon Cowboy 8.Geisha's Gaze
4.Two-Headed Shark 9.Ghost Safari
5.Matador 10.A Tear For Rosie