Ex Hex - It's Real
It's Real
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matteo
NR
I love Ex Hex's sound, but this feels like diminishing returns. Like "Rips" before it, it's music you could have a lot of fun blasting from your car during the summer. But the songs seem a little more subdued, the hooks a little duller, and some of their signature tricks - those crushing, harmonized chords that always evoke a Towshend-like windmill - feel a bit worn out. Since it's not as "rawk" as "Rips," I wish "It's Real" would have committed to ... read more
60
This could be compared to the new Sleeper record as it comes across kind of same. "It's real" is a sweet and mostly upbeat indie rock record with 80s, 90s, vibes. It has a good sound for road trip music and it's really chill. 6 from me.
SonicDiscovery
80
It’s Real is the second album for all female Garage Rock outfit EX Hex and it has a similar style and energy from their 2014 debut, but I fell like this time around they takes musical cues from the male dominated Hard Rock that was a staple of the early 80s. I’ve never been a big fan of that kind of style (think KISS), but it sounds different coming from a group of woman in the year 2019. I like that these songs sound akin to their debut, but also adds a whole new direction for the ... read more
lukassantiago3
63
hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
GABRIELinHELL
40
Mediocre
chalkhampton
64
There doesn't feel much special about this- It's Real sounds like most records I would have plucked out of my mom's record collection when she was in her early 20s. The production is certainly excellent, but I don't see myself coming back to this album anytime soon.
Kinnetic
50
It's Real is musical Déja-vu.
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