Review Elements

  • PREVIOUS RATING: 4/10
  • ACCESSIBILITY: 6/10
  • HEAVINESS: 2/10
  • MELODIC: 4/10
  • ARTWORK & PACKAGING 5/10

The Aaron Clift Experiment's If All Goes Wrong

The Aaron Clift Experiment's If All Goes Wrong
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OVERALL

4.0 /10

I have given this album a few listens. This Texas crossover prog band is well liked in the progrock community. We did see them play at Rosfest, their only concert outside of Austin.

I really want to like them but I just can’t recommend this album. There is a lot of energy and the bridge’s of the songs are pretty good. I like how they have brought some brashy Texas elements into their music as well. I just struggle with the vocals being yelled more than sung.

I think their music has more of an impact live. This sounds like Kansas without a lead singer as good as Steve Walsh. If you think that is something you might like by all means queue a song up on our request system and hear for yourself. If you are ever in the Austin area check them out and don’t forget ProtoberFest 2018.

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Key:
These ratings are just attributes and may not have correlation to the most important: OVERALL RATING

PREVIOUS BAND RATING
0: Never heard of them or debut album.
2: Someone recommended. I give them another shot.
4: Some good moments in the past but never put together an album I really liked.
6: Some 4 or 5 star songs but albums can be hit or miss for me.
8: I like 80% of their songs and probably went to see them live.
10: I would, and probably have gone on a plane to see them live.

ACCESSIBILITY EXAMPLES
2: Weather Report
4: Zappa
6: Genesis – Selling England by the Pound,
8: Marillion – F.E.A.R
10: Kino – Picture

 

HEAVINESS EXAMPLES
2: IQ – Seventh House
4: Discipline – Unfold Like a Staircase
6: Porcupine Tree – In Abstentia, Shadow Gallery – Tyranny
8: Vanden Plas – Chirst 0, Dream Theater – Scenes From a Memory
10: Opeth – Black Water Park

MELODIC EXAMPLES:
2: Opeth – Black Water Park
4: Vanden Plas – Chirst 0, Dream Theater – Scenes From a Memory
6: Porcupine Tree – In Abstentia, Shadow Gallery – Tyranny
8: Discipline – Unfold Like a Staircase
10: IQ – Seventh House

OVERALL RATING:
2: Will Never listen to again and deleted under no circumstances should you buy this
4: Not my thing maybe one redeeming song.
6: I like parts of this and I would check them out if they were near me.
8: I would get in the car and road trip to see this album live
10: I would get on a plane to see this performed live

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