Review Blowback: All Access Magazine – October 2007

Posted 01 Oct 2007 in Reviews

Blowback ~ by: Slow Burning Car Here’s another variation on the power-pop theme, from a San Pedro-based project that features lots of sound-effects in a collection of 12 textured tunes. You get bird-chirps and phone-rings and background dialogue, and lots of “ooh-oohs” and “la-las” also. The disk’s opening yell of “Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum” before the opening track, “King Con” (featuring Tracii Guns!), might lead one to expect a more aggressive brew, but this effort leans more to Fountains of Wayne than Children of Bodom. Oh, a little bit of lead guitar busts in during songs such as “Formula I” and “A Little Sign,” but then a bit of Fastball-infused Jackson Browne bubbles into “Respect” – which turns refreshingly crunchy as it builds....

Review Blowback: Highwire October 2007

Posted 01 Oct 2007 in Reviews

Slow Burning Car Self-released CD By Kenneth Morton Slow Burning Car recently performed their debut show at the infamous Viper Room, and the venue was nearly packed. Little wonder, as founding member Troy Spiropoulos has made quite a name for himself in the local scene with his past projects Lighter Fluid and The Quick & The Dead. Years of experience have matured Spiropoulos into quite an artist, as demonstrated on his imaginative project. A dozen top notch songs are included on Slow Burning Car’s debut release Blowback, each catchy and magnetic in their own stunning way. Spiropoulos has amassed a winning lineup with Slow Burning Car – and there is a lot of intrigue and wonder to be found within the highly impressive...

Show: Fender’s Bar and Grill in Fullerton – 09/15/2007

Posted 15 Sep 2007 in Shows

Show: Bullfinch Yacht Club in Boston – 08/12/2007

Posted 12 Aug 2007 in Shows

Show: Nikstock Festival in Binghamton, NY – 08/11/2007

Posted 11 Aug 2007 in Shows

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