Album Review: Roy Irwin - 3, 2, 1, 2000

Album Review: Roy Irwin - 3, 2, 1, 2000

Monday 6th September, 2010 11:58AM

The sheer ease with which musicians can sit at home and record music these days means that a disproportionate amount of shit tends to filter into the public consciousness. The flipside is that occasionally an actual talent will blossom from the miasma, providing reassurance that all faith in music should not be lost just yet. Auckland based singer-songwriter Roy Irwin falls firmly into the latter camp, eschewing any kind of pretence in favour of doing what he can with what’s he got. Which, when listening to his new album 3, 2, 1, 2000, turns out to be considerable ability to write catchy lo-fi pop songs that bring to mind some of the genre’s best.

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