Liberation (Music - Trans Am) The impending election has clearly inspired this D.C.-based trio, who wave an unabashedly anti-Bush banner on their seventh CD. Unfortunately, Trans Am's New Order --… 2004-02-17 Trans Am
Music Review

Liberation (2004)

Details Release Date: Feb 17, 2004; Lead Performance: Trans Am

The impending election has clearly inspired this D.C.-based trio, who wave an unabashedly anti-Bush banner on their seventh CD. Unfortunately, Trans Am's New Order -- meets -- Chemical Brothers synth-nostalgia seldom provides a sufficiently scintillating soapbox. Only brooding instrumentals like ''Pretty Close to the Edge'' evoke an emotionally ripe paranoia worthy of their lofty political aspirations.

Originally posted Feb 20, 2004 Published in issue #752 Feb 20, 2004 Order article reprints