|Gramsci Melodic CD (2009) |
Christmas Market Book The Reviews:
"...focus on their synth-pop songs, which have buoyancy befitting a Saturday night...Though, the album's standout track is the fuming indie-rock number 'Happy Hour Culture' that slams Corporate America for treating workers as disposable commodities...They'll get the last laugh if the ambitious and gifted Gramsci Melodic continues its climb."
Scott Tady, Entertainment Editor Beaver County Times June 12, 2009
"Antonio Gramsci was an Italian philosopher and political theorist who was imprisoned by the dictator Benito Mussolini. No word on if he was a dancer, but Gramsci (pronounced grom-she) Melodic certainly knows the way to dance floor. Purveyors of bouncy, energetic synth-pop, the local quintet release its self-titled debut Saturday...
The easy comparisons are to bands like New Order and Duran Duran, but the music is more than a homage to '80s bands. There's distinct, millennial edge to Gramsci Melodic's sound ...