Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Look Mexico - The Crucial EP

I found this little gem of a band when I heard that Lujo Records (Drugstore Cowboys, Roy) had some new signees. Florida's Look Mexico is the closest any band has come to in recreating the sound of American Football - they pull it off phenomenally. However, I would hardly say they're the same. Firstly, the obvious difference in the production quality of both band's material - rather than possessing a rough, atmospheric sound, Look Mexico's recordings are more lush and vibrant. Look Mexico also demonstrates difference from its harbinger in style - while the band at times may share the same post-emo sound of American Football's "Honestly?", the guitarwork also falls into a more arpeggiated landscape, sometimes resembling the intricate yet driving hooks of Minus the Bear. Comparisons aside, Look Mexico's The Crucial EP makes me feel warm inside. It's feel-good music that should appeal to pretty much anybody. Look Mexico - Call Off Your Lap Dog Look Mexico - Guys I Need a Helicopter -Adrian

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

the links aren't working!

Adrian said...

i tested them out and the links work fine

Anonymous said...

worked, thanks!! great songs

Anonymous said...

worked, thanks!! great songs

Anonymous said...

i'm really digging these guys. are they working on a cd? touring anymore? their website isn't very informative

Anonymous said...

try their myspace for new stuff www.myspace.com/lookmexico --- they hardly ever update their site.
and yes they are going into the studio this week to record a full length with lujo records out of DC.