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Spanspek Album Review: Amoret - HRZN

Que dicen amigos!? Things are going well over at Spanspek Headquarters. We've already begun plans for the 10th Anniversary of the Spanspek Music and Arts Festival! it's gonna be the shit!

But that stuff ain't gonna be happening for some time, so lets get to some of the good stuff happening now. And by that I mean more local music! This time around we review the new EP from Fresno pop band AMORET!
Amoret (Fresno, CA)

Valley quartet Amoret sounds like a group that's equal parts Paramore and Metric. On HRZN the band neatly balances bits of electronica with CJ Ramsey's pop infused guitar and singer Christine Graham's powerful vocals (and also saxophone, cause that shit's making a comeback!). With songs emphasizing the trials of young love, Amorets new album is readymade for todays Top 40 landscape.

Album opener "Nothing Like Me" is the diss track every jilted teen has been waiting for, it's initial angry synth bleeding into pulsating rhythm and bass, underlining Graham's kiss off: "...tell him that your fantasies were nothing like me."

On stand out track "Horizon" Amoret lends an epic sweep to a tale of lovers in crisis.  This is due largely to Graham's monster of a hook, which makes a break up feel like the end of the world (which is true sometimes). If nothing else folks, get your hands on this track!

So in conclusion; if you're in the mood to dance your relationship troubles away, get this album now!
For more information on Amoret, visit the following:


And be sure to go to their album release show this Saturday over at Peeve's Pub in Fresno! Great Fresno band Tomi Jean opens!
Thanks for reading and we'll see you next time with more reviews from the Valley floor!


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