Woe is me’ is an expression that pops up in my head every now and then when I’m listening to yet another shitty album, wondering why the hell I ever began a zine. Not so during Wet Paint’s second album, which is actually worth listening to. Former Absentee guitarist Babak Ganjei started this band and on their sophomoric album they sound a helluva lot like Pavement/Sebadoh/ Sonic Youth. They won’t be winning any prizes for most innovative band that way, but it does lead to some pretty decent slacker tunes that will please all the nineties nostalgics out there!
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Though themed around such uplifting ideas as age, regret and despair (summer’s here, folks!), the album’s predominant vibe is warm and easy, and we’re glad to say ‘Woe’ is us. Emily Mackay. License NME. Site User Terms.
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Wet Paint’s second album should be a weird one, and one that should suffer and benefit from the same traits as their debut. Predominantly, in Woe’s lavish obsession with US slacker indie-rock, Wet Paint offer music that scrambles between sumptuous, intense, beautiful, anti-anthemically anthemic and loose