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Old Mill / Be Not Afraid
Album:Be Not Afraid Collection:General
Artist:Old Mill Added:07/2010

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-02-13 Pull Date:2011-04-17 
Week Ending:10 Apr13 Mar

 Recent Airplay
1.Apr 06, 2011:The Donner Party
2.Mar 11, 2011:The Songsmith Show

Album Review
MC Dizzy Jackson
Reviewed 2011-02-05 
Pure indie-pop out of New York. Old Mill is a quartet with a female lead singer. Standard instrumentation of guitar, bass, drums, keys. Songs are very even-sounding, not much variation, with an exception on #6. No FCC’s.

*My Favorites*: 3, 6, 8, 11.

1. (3:59) Mid. Harsh guitar intro then bouncy tune with bass and drums. Kind of weird mix of angst and pop.
2. (4:14) Mid. Guitar / drum intro then vocal with solo bass background. Band kicks in for a staccato style song.
3. *(3:22) Slow / Mid. Cool guitar flair intro. Almost an epic feel, instrumentation a bit sparse. Nice vocal delivery.
4. (2:34) Mid. Introspective lyrics with a bit of Latin flair with the guitar work.
5. (3:20) Slow / Mid. Tambourine and hand claps, a little bit of a surf sound. Marching band sound as well.
6. *(5:13) Slow / Mid. Bass intro with some kind of shaker type instrument. Pretty mellow overall. Just a smidgen of a carnival sound. A departure from the other songs.
7. (3:41) Mid / Fast. Wailing guitar. Another epic sounding song, gets rocking, heavy guitar and drums.
8. *(3:49) Mid. Catchy and cool, with guitar soloing and nice drumbeats.
9. (3:38) Mid / Fast. Harsh, heavy beat. Lots of snare and hi-hat drumming and plodding guitar work.
10. (3:08) Mid. Drum / vocal intro. Vocals are a bit stretched out at times. Guitar solos.
11. *(3:31) Mid. Cool and hip guitar and drums. Very accessible.
12. (4;53) Slow / Mid. Spacey and soothing, with some rambunctious parts. 40 sec. of silence at end.
13. (3;37) Hidden Track ‘Fine China’. Mid. Guitar flourishes, cool drumming.

Track Listing
1.When Mama Cried 7.Loose Tooth
2.Garbage Night 8.Soldiers
3.Accident Free 9.Mysteries Of The Deep
4.Business Casual 10.Pig Sty
5.Horse And Buggy 11.57 Dollars, 29 Days
6.Later Worker 12.Wingtips