ELEMAE / MEMORIAL / SOON: Split: CD

All three of the bands on this three-way split play painfully bland, murky rock that relies on computerized effects to make the experience all the more excruciating. These guys all need interventions from friends and family reminding them that drum machines were never cool. Memorial is the least annoying of the three bands because of the sweet vocals, but, overall, this CD is less fun than a root canal. At least a root canal comes with drugs.

 –Art Ettinger (Engineer)