Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Downtown Boys

  • Full Communism [Don Giovanni, 2015] *
  • Cost of Living [Sub Pop, 2017] *

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Full Communism [Don Giovanni, 2015]
Providence organizer organizes blistering, sax-fed political punk for people who believe Bernie can conjure single payer just by wanting it so much ("Break a Few Eggs," "Poder Elegir," "Dancing in the Dark") *

Cost of Living [Sub Pop, 2017]
Don't conceive your music as a blunt instrument that'll ram your message home unless you've conceptualized a message a good deal finer than that ("A Wall," "I'm Enough [I Want More]") *