CD Review: Athlete — Black Swan

CD Review: Athlete — Black Swan


Black Swan

By Eric Chavez

There’s a spark in the music of Athlete that cannot be missed. It’s pretty bright, actually. In the new electronic age of music, where everything from hip-hop to salsa is adding some digital beats to make them more 2010, Athlete are racing rock to the new age of electronic rock. Black Swan isn’t entirely electronic rock, but also a refreshing mix of indie rock, acoustic rock and ballads. Fans of older tracks like “El Salvador” will love the growth of the group, and anti-indie rock peeps will finally see that the genre isn’t all pretentious and bad. Read more about CD Review: Athlete — Black Swan