KNIFE THE SYMPHONY / SWEAR JAR: Split: LP

Knife The Symphony: Noisy, angular tunes that allude to the influence of emo before backpacks and whining became the order of the day. Swear Jar: Oddball, freakout jams that kinda makes one wish they’d secure a kickass slot on every punk festival out there and totally flummox the sensibilities of those paying outrageous sums to hear the same bands eke out the “hits” over and over and over.

 –jimmy (Phratry)