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Reviewed by Darcie Stevens, May 12, 2006, Music


Mythical Beast

Where the genres meet, Shortfilm goes haywire. Mythical Beast, the local fourpiece's debut, is a schizophrenic trapped in a labyrinth, volleying rock for jam and jazz for emo, and never quite knowing which alley he's in. It's a mess of words and rhythms, but Mythical Beast is a perfect jumping-off point for a band of juveniles searching for the right medication. **

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