Review: At A Loss

At A Loss
“A Falling Away From”

Mediocrity is the epitome of difficulty for a reviewer.  Think about it: when you just don’t care either way, how the hell do you formulate an opinion?  Blending slightly dynamic emo with pop/punk sensibility and delivery (especially the whiny vocals), this band is something you instantly want to just turn off.  But as “A Falling Away From” unfolds, you really get into the musical element.  They’ve got some quite interesting ideas from an instrumental standpoint and they’ve obviously taken the Hot Water Music 101 course, going so far as to infuse the oddly tasty solo.  But when you combine the unimpressive vocal content, it just makes for…indifference.  Maybe once they hit puberty…