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Texas Platters

For the Sake of the Song

Reviewed by Jim Caligiuri, April 29, 2011, Music

Not in the Face


Singer-songwriter Jonathan Terrell and drummer Wes Cargal team up for Not in the Face, a project that picks up where the first Black Keys disc left off. Bikini is lo-fi and boisterous, with a Texas redneck attitude that makes it oddly attractive. Songs like "Downtown Girl" and "Yuppy Monday" reveal a mean streak and melodic sense that would make Paul Westerberg proud.


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