Tin Can Phone
Reviewed by Kevin Curtin, Fri., Aug. 17, 2012
Tin Can PhoneAdapter
Reggae-rock was both perfected and murdered by commercially successful bands in the Nineties, making it hard today to play a muted lead over an upstroke and not sound passé. Performances on this self-produced disc from Michigan emigrants Tin Can Phone are respectable and breezy melodies like "Smoking Gun," soothing, but Adapter is a watered-down version of something already drowned.