Recommended Album: Gladiola – Off You Go

Gladiola (Photo - Dan Madden)

Gladiola (Photo – Dan Madden)

Boston’s own Gladiola released their third album, Off You Go, last month, and it’s an intelligent & succinct effort. Post-Rock is the genre I’d pin on Gladiola, as they incorporate non-traditional time signatures over a driving bass and jangled guitar. The mix of boy/girl vocals on tracks is a nice change of pace, and the lyrics are cerebral yet strait forward, making for an interesting record, that they’ll hopefully be playing out around town soon.

Recommended If You Like: Mission of Burma, Post-Rock Bad Religion, Pinback

D. Hixon

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