The Evens

Album Review of The Evens by The Evens.

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The Evens

The Evens

The Evens by The Evens

Release Date: Mar 15, 2005
Record label: Dischord
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

80 Music Critic Score
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The Evens - Very Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 80
Based on rating 8/10
80

With the hiatus of Fugazi, lead singer Ian MacKaye found himself with some spare time and decided to make a left turn stylistically into stripped-down pop, or at least music as poppy as a post-punk pioneer can get. Collaborating with Warmers alum Amy Farina, MacKaye went into the studio with longtime Dischord resident engineer Don Zientara during the summer of 2004, a time ripe with political tension, discourse, and a hotly contested presidential election campaign. The fire, discontent, and mistrust of systems political and otherwise that were the hallmark of MacKaye's nearly two-decade tenure as dean of D.C.

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