Monday, January 31, 2011

The Cartographer by The Republic of Wolves (2011)

Kind of Like: Tigers on Trains, Brand New, As Tall As Lions
Genres: Indie, Post-Hardcore, Emo, Experimental

I was taken aback by this album.  I never heard of this band, and I certainly wasn't expecting this when I started the download.  This is what they call an extended play, it came out a few months after their debut Verona. The Cartographer is the band’s way of reaching out beyond what they already know, and exploring the boundaries within themselves and within a genre.  I haven't had a chance to hear Verona, but many people are claiming this extended play is better than their debut album.  If that's the case, I hope they keep going in this direction.

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