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New Albums: February 2017

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Do you see that up there? I'm not joking; I fell asleep typing and that shit came out. Alas, if only I'd had my finger on the Z key instead.

Here's the stuff that came out in February 2017 mang. I had more, but my phone deleted all my notes so I lost my list. This is why you should send me your music people! Just send a link to spanspekfestival@gmail.com and I'll put it on the blog!

The Concerned Relatives (Visalia, CA)
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Born out of church band jam sessions, Steven Potorke and Greg Amend (formerly of Visalia's Orcher) lay out a trio of soothing tunes based on the Bible's Book of Acts. The songs are satisfyingly crunchy and soothing to the soul, like a cool glass of water on a hot day. Ocher was one of my favorite bands back in the day, so it's great to get a little taste of that ol' sound back again. It's a pleasure and I hope to hear more soon.

MC Wicks (Fresno, CA)
The Buffet
The dirtiest rapper in the game returns with his angriest effort to date. In The Buffet, the follow-up to 2016's The Frog Brothers, Wicks exhibits a take no prisoners resentment against everyone and everything. And as usual, Wicks features some sick production, this time from Fresno producers Shon J, ML3, and Awbskure. Fave tracks: "Get to the $$" and "The Other Side".

Where Sea Meets Sky (Fresno, CA)
Sirens
Earnest instrumental rock for when you need to rend your garments and yell towards the heavens. But like in a positive way, cause this music is fairly upbeat. So maybe just undo your zipper or something.

That's it for music! Before I got let me remind you kind reader that we'll be participating in Dead Eyes 90's Slaughter III! Members of Werebear, Macondo, Satellite Era, and The Eros will be banding together to cover Radiohead! Our cut of the door will go towards funding our annual Spanspek Music and Arts Festival, which provides money for local scholarships and art! So please go and bring all your friends!
Thanks and we'll see you later!

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