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Spanspek Album Review: Conversation - Take Care of Me

Folks! It's only four months till Spanspek and we are rolling along! Es muy exciting!

Speaking of exciting (Segues 101 over here), lets talk about the new album from Fresno indie psych band CONVERSATION!
Conversation (Fresno, CA)
Take Care of Me

Featuring former members of Sunburns, Tokyo Death March, and It's An Icicle, Conversation takes everything that was great about those bands (phenomenal power pop, instrumental beauty, and inventive rhythms) and adds fat dollops of psychedelia to create the exquisitely crafted Take Care of Me.

Every track is built like a sweet sweet Twinkie (this is the only thing I could come up with, because writing is hard).  Songs like "Backstabbing Waitresses" are all somber moods and pleading chants, until they reveal dreamlike resolutions that please to no end.  It's legit mouthwatering, like a delicious delicious Twinkie.  I swear I'm not high.

Other songs, like official Spanspek Song of the Summer "Now I Know I Can", breeze buy, exuding effortlessly cool vibes.  And the one/two punch of "Swim" and reprise "The Ether" add a narrative bent to the album, the former bringing aggressive purpose tinged with falsetto fantasies while the latter predicts a clouded oblivion.  This is also like a Twinkie.

In conclusion, buy this album and enjoy it with some tasty Hostess products today!
And as an extra special surprise, check out the video for Conversations single "Empty Lots" below!

For more information on Conversation, including when their new album will be released, check out the following links:


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And last but not least, Spanspek is teaming up with Tulare County Step Up for it's annual Summer Night Lights Community Concert! The event is for the whole family and will feature performances by Sounds & Sciences, austeros en el exilio, Bitter Buffalo, and Mariachi Sol de Oro! Check out the flyer below for more info!


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