Their sound ain't unique, and that's what I love about it. A guy and grrrl shouting alternating phrases between some chiming-crunching guitars, it's the same bracing aesthetic that's nurtured great tunes from X to Pretty Girls Make Graves . Hang Loose is a great album, and you gotta wonder whether peripheral local scenesters such as Operation Makeout could get even better simply by having a wider audience. At the very least, it'll make some good background music at your next off-campus hipster cotillion. one, two, three, four, five. five (5) tracks here are excellent additions to any 2003 mix tape.
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First things first: On Hang Loose, Operation Makeout still sounds a hell of a lot like Sleater-Kinney. But the record nevertheless heralds an advance over their debut EP, First Base, in part because the songs are more taut and memorable this time out, but mostly because Katie's piercing vibrato is countered by bassist Jesse's newly prominent vocal snarl, an interesting boy-girl dynamic which not only alters the band's sound but also sheds new light on the. sexual politics at the heart of their lyrical outlook
Listen to music from Operation Makeout like Lost, Unwanted. But Still Nice, Current Events & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Operation Makeout. Originally formed in May of 1999, Operation Makeout’s current line-up features Katie on guitar and vocals (formerly of Molly and Rescue Annie) Jesse on bass and vocals (formerly of dbs and The New Fever), and Anna on drums (formerly of Molly and Welcome to Beatsville). Since forming they have had the opportunity to open for such fine acts as The Need, The Weakerthans, and Mirah. sexual politics at the heart of their lyrical outlook
|1||Life On Your Windowsill|
|4||On The Steps|
|5||Lost, Unwanted... But Still Nice|
|6||Take The Rains|
|11||You And Me Geometry (Remix)
Remix – Secret Mommy