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House of Not — The Walkabout Part 1: Off the Path
(FreakStreet Productions FSP-, 2003, CD)

House of Not — The Walkabout Part 2: Sexus
(FreakStreet Productions FSP-, 2005, CD)

by Sean McFee, Published 2006-05-01

The Walkabout Part 1: Off the Path Cover artThe Walkabout Part 2: Sexus Cover art

The brainchild of Brian Erikson (vocals and lyrics), House of Not appears to be some sort of concept project, with Lou Roppoli and Ken O’Gorman providing guitars and a host of guests on other instruments depending on the track. The music reminds me a lot of Division Bell era Pink Floyd, fairly slow tempo commercial rock highlighted mainly by strong guitar parts. The songwriting doesn’t even really shoot that high, though, mainly age-old classic rock themes delivered in serviceable fashion. Sexus features more female vocals, but apart from that isn’t much different. The end result is not actively bad, but definitely bland, and has nothing to do with the focus of Exposé.


Filed under: New releases, Issue 33, 2003 releases, 2005 releases

Related artist(s): House of Not

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