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Spanspek Album Review: St. X - St. X

Everyone at Spanspek Headquarters is sleeping except for me.  LETS DO THIS! I wrote those last few sentences almost two weeks ago.  LETS DO THIS AGAIN!

Give it up for the debut album from Fresno quartet ST. X!
St. X
St. X


After doing time with Still Stoked and solo project Dovves, singer/guitarist Jemimah Barba has come into her own with the jangly alt rock outfit St. X (great band name by the way!). Barba's strong and sultry voice blends perfectly with the summery tunes.

Favorite track "Midnight Sun" sours, aided by guitarist Cole Elliot's melodious leads, which are so tuneful they function almost as another vocalist. Closer "Downside" is all fast paced action and syncopation, followed by a full on DOUBLE SOLO.  Well more like two lead parts, but the effect is still pretty cool. Every track on the album is a winner, cultivating an ethereal mood that nonetheless packs a pretty good punch.

Basically folks, you're looking at the Valley's version of Best Coast. St. X is bringing the beach to this drought stricken land of ours, and I couldn't be happier.
For more info on St. X, visit the following links:

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Thanks for reading! Hopefully we can get another blog out soon!  In the meantime take a listen to our new podcast, featuring Fresno Filmworks President Jefferson Beavers!

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