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River Otis A soupcon of Pearl Jam, a dash of Neil Young, a pinch of Uncle Tupelo — and voila: generic bar-band alterna-rock, vintage 1994. Everything on the...River OtisRock A soupcon of Pearl Jam, a dash of Neil Young, a pinch of Uncle Tupelo — and voila: generic bar-band alterna-rock, vintage 1994. Everything on the...1995-01-13
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River Otis

Genre: Rock; Producer (group): Seed

A soupcon of Pearl Jam, a dash of Neil Young, a pinch of Uncle Tupelo — and voila: generic bar-band alterna-rock, vintage 1994. Everything on the six-song debut album from Deat Hot Workshop, River Otis — the playing, the vocals, and the songs — hits the mark, but nothing makes an impression. It’s all perfectly competent, but uncorrupted by originality. C-

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