Pouring it on

By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 16, 2009

"We haven't changed the formula at all, but I'm surprised how quickly it all came together this time around, plus the fact that we're all really satisfied with the finished product," Jackson told me following a recent set at the Common Pub. For my money, "One Way Walkie Talkie" is the album's centerpiece and arguably the best song in their hefty catalog. Jackson's solemn guitar notes slowly pan from right to left, inching and creeping through your headphones as MacDougall's gravelly sneer comes to life, reportedly chastising the "vile radio airwaves that feed into people's brains and gives them an excuse to hate people that don't think like they do," as MacDougall said. "I find the radio medium itself to be a great metaphor because it's an outdated technology that spews an equally outdated view of the world."

New tracks are streaming at MySpace.com/SixStarGeneral; Take Your Teeth Out and the new live disc are available at 75orLessRecords.com.

SIX STAR GENERAL + COMA COMA + THE JESSE MINUTE | Saturday, December 26 @ 9 pm | Houlihan's Tavern, 28 Water St, East Providence | 401.435.4044 + SSG + THE diePODS | Friday, December 31 | Jimmy's Saloon, 37 Memorial Blvd, Newport | 401.846.5121

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