‘Zeus’ has trouble living up to their namesake

By Angela Espinoza, Arts Editor

3/5

On March 23, Toronto-based group Zeus released their second album, Busting Visions. The Canadian quintet, known in part for backing Broken Social Scene’s Jason Collett, have had ample time to spread their wings, so to speak; what’s the result?

Right away, it’s clear that Zeus really dig classic rock. Busting Visions, from start to finish, is full of musical chimes and nods that scream 1970s. Tracks like “Let It Go, Don’t Let It Go” and “With Eyes Closed” feature takes on classic rock songs, with the latter something of an updated take on “Stairway to Heaven,” chords and all.

The members of Zeus each hold their own singing talents, with the singer of each song interchanging throughout the album. On top of that, Mike O’Brien, Carlin Nicholson, Rob Drake, and Neil Quin respectively swap their instruments in accordance to whose singing.

Even if the sound is out of date, the group maintains some spectacular vocal and guitar skills in each of its members. However, again, the sound is so yesterday it almost seems as if the group, despite their immense talent, are in it for comedic purposes (the fact that each member wears a superb moustache doesn’t help either).

Still, any respective classic rock fan will want to give the album a listen. Whatever Zeus’ initial reasoning for their sound, they do a damn fine job of presenting it.

The Other Press

The Other Press, Douglas College's student newspaper since 1976. Articles, insight and updates from the New West and Coquitlam campuses.

More Posts - Website

94 comments on “‘Zeus’ has trouble living up to their namesake
  1. Pingback: Detroit Tigers Jersey

  2. Pingback: Viagra skutki uboczne

  3. Pingback: Business Products Reviews

  4. Pingback: airport taxi service boston

  5. Pingback: Boston Airport Taxi

  6. Pingback: slimming diet

  7. Pingback: Best Buy Smartphone Accessories

  8. Pingback: read the article

  9. Pingback: RRB Result 2016

  10. Pingback: replacement doors and windows

  11. Pingback: batman v superman full movie 2016 free

  12. Pingback: residencia nos eua

  13. Pingback: acheter des likes

  14. Pingback: gopro extended battery housing

  15. Pingback: FastComet Coupon

  16. Today, I went to the beachfront with my kids. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter
    and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She put the
    shell to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.
    She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is entirely
    off topic but I had to tell someone!

  17. Do you have a spam problem on this blog; I also am a blogger, and
    I was wanting to know your situation; many of us have
    developed some nice procedures and we are looking to exchange solutions with others, why not shoot me an e-mail if interested.

  18. Aw, this was an extremely nice post. Finding the time and actual effort to make a good article but
    what can I say I hesitate a whole lot and don’t manage
    to get nearly anything done.

  19. I’m truly enjoying the design and layout of your site.
    It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more pleasant for me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a developer to create
    your theme? Great work!

  20. Thanks for one’s marvelous posting! I seriously enjoyed reading it, you are a great author.
    I will make sure to bookmark your blog and definitely will
    come back later in life. I want to encourage yourself to continue your great job, have a nice
    day!

  21. Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact used to be a enjoyment
    account it. Glance advanced to far introduced
    agreeable from you! By the way, how can we keep up a correspondence?

  22. Somebody essentially lend a hand to make severely articles
    I’d state. That is the very first time I frequented your web page and thus far?
    I amazed with the research you made to create this particular publish extraordinary.
    Fantastic job!

  23. Hi, I think your website might be having browser compatibility issues.

    When I look at your blog in Chrome, it looks fine but when opening in Internet Explorer, it has some overlapping.
    I just wanted to give you a quick heads up! Other then that, very good blog!

  24. Thanks for any other informative site. The place else may just I
    am getting that kind of information written in such a perfect means?
    I’ve a project that I am just now running on, and I’ve been at
    the glance out for such information.

  25. I’ve been surfing online more than 4 hours today, yet I never found any
    interesting article like yours. It is pretty worth
    enough for me. In my opinion, if all webmasters and bloggers made good content as you
    did, the internet will be much more useful than ever
    before.

  26. Hello there! This is kind of off topic but I need some help from an established blog.

    Is it very hard to set up your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure things out pretty fast.

    I’m thinking about setting up my own but I’m not sure where to begin. Do you have any tips or suggestions?
    Cheers

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*