Thursday, February 5, 2009

Zomo Review: Second Part of Contest!

Zomo Album Reviews: For the Muses and Triangle of Drunk
By: Lauren

For those that entered the contest to win these albums by commenting on the interview, don't forget to also comment on this review for another shot at winning. The contest ends this Saturday! Thanks!

A lot of the songs on For the Muses are longer, around six minutes for the most part. The songs go back and forth between soft and relaxing to more up-tempo and emotional.
I do like the lyrics, which is good because that’s a huge part of music for me at times.
The vocals aren’t that bad. Sometimes it’s a bit rough, but gets better in other songs such as “Harvey Wallbanger” which is actually one of my favorites on the album. It starts off slow, but begins to pick up speed a little way in. I especially love the chorus. Another song on the album is “All My Love” which I enjoyed more as it went on. The drums are a bit different, but cool for the song. Finally, I’ll leave off with the first song of the album, “I Am a Rock” which has good music and is very catchy.

Their next album is Triangle of Drunk which I did enjoy for the most part, though I wasn’t a complete fan of a few songs near the beginning such as “Never Trust A Car Salesman with a Cowboy Hat.” However, “This is My Life in an A-Frame House” had a very unique sound making me think of older 80’s type music, though of course, that’s just my interpretation and thoughts while listening. In the middle of the album, you come to a song titled “Black Little Face” which has a calm and slow feel. I liked it a lot!

Overall, I think Zomo is a different and interesting sound. I love the variety of music and lyrics, showcasing their various interests and talent. I’m sure that most people will find something to enjoy on either of these albums.


the epic rat said...

I really enjoyed the music they displayed on their MySpace page. I like their vocals as well as the instruments (so...I admit that I'm not the most music-savvy). Pretty catchy, I agree! :) Definitely something I could listen to cheer me up or to while away my day :)

cecilia // cecpham(at)

Shooting Stars Mag said...

Cecilia: Thanks so much for your thoughts. I'm not good with music "lingo" if you will and have a hard time describing things, but I do agree that they have some fun, catchy stuff as well as other good songs.


Liviania said...

You've got me really curious to know what you mean by "the drums are a bit different." (Says the percussionist.)

Also, many unis require some form of fine arts credit for a degree. Most music history classes will teach you some lingo!

Shooting Stars Mag said...

Livinia: hahah It sounds like such a crappy way to describe it, but yay for being interested!

Yeah, I think it would be great to do some kind of music class and learn more. I'm in college though, so I'll have to look into it more for next semester or something.


danie88 said...

lol I love their titles for their songs... “Never Trust A Car Salesman with a Cowboy Hat” and “This is My Life in an A-Frame House”... they make me smile and laugh :D


Shooting Stars Mag said...

Dani: I know! I meant to say that in the review, but I forgot. I really do love the song titles. :)


Paradox said...

Yes, the song titles are so great! Very creative. I'll have to look into their music.

Zomo said...

Hi Readers of Shooting Stars!

We hope you are doing well! This is Justin and Dustin from the band Zomo. You may remember us from being interviewed on the blog "Shooting Stars" a few weeks ago. We want to personally thank you for taking the time to read our interview and make a comment on the blog. It's great to share our music with new people and we hope you really enjoy it.

We're not sure if you won the contest for the albums from Shooting Stars, but in case you didn't (and we're sorry if you didn't win!), we're going to offer you a special deal.

If you buy one or both of our albums at either ITunes or CDBaby (links below), we'll send you a FREE digital EP featuring THREE UNRELEASED SONGS that you cannot get anywhere else!

All that you have to do is:
1. Buy one or both of our albums, "For The Muses" and/or "Triangle of Drunk"

2. Email us at and let us know you bought our album(s)!

3. Enjoy the music!

4. Check your email for a FREE 3 song digital EP of NEW Zomo music!


BUY "FOR THE MUSES" by Zomo here!
Features the songs "Harvey Wallbanger", "I Am A Rock", and 7 others

Features the songs "This is My Life In An A-Frame House", "Alberta", and 7 others


Thanks so much for everything. We really hope you enjoy our music. If you do, tell a friend!
Have a wonderful day and be happy.

-Justin and Dustin of Zomo