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  • Summary: This is the second album for the Brooklyn-based indie rock trio.
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  1. Positive: 11 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. Cassie Ramone sounds like a more confident guitarist, stretching out her leads, while the bass lines of Kickball Katy bubble out front to carry the melodies. And once again those melancholy harmonies are to die for, as Ramone chips off pieces of her heart in lamenting the boy who got away.
  2. Ali Koehler's surging drumming and Cassie Ramone's distorted, surfy guitar are compelling enough to make Everything Goes Wrong an entertaining 36 minutes.
  3. 80
    Young, smart, pissed-off, ultra-basic, but also competent and powerful, these youngsters fire off brisk, bubblegum tunes in proud thrall to Da Brudders, and, by extension, girl-groups of the '60s. [Dec 2009, p.96]
  4. Their "1-2-3-go!" rush--built around Cassie Ramone's scratchy guitar and Ali Koehler's insistent drums--is a thrill.
  5. 60
    Everything Goes Wrong is not a brazenly experimental album, nor is it rootless and shifting for cohesion.
  6. Those who were taken with the band before will likely believe this album lives up to last year’s blog-induced hype. However, everyone else will probably think that Everything Goes Wrong is, well, no fun.
  7. With the beginnings of what could be a cult following over the pond after enviable live support slots that've received much praise, it is a shame that such positivity could not transfer to this recording.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1

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