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You're looking through the archive section of Shmat's Reviews. There are a total of 293 reviews. If you're interested in newer reviews, please visit the Palebear website which is where all new Shmat reviews will appear (as of March 2006)

Reviews #, A-Z

The 32-Bit Handhelds - S/T
3ColorNegative - S/T
63 Crayons - Good People
A Last Ditch Effort - Untitled Demo
A-Frames - Black Forest
Abattoir 3000 - Road Trip To Oblivion
Keith John Adams - Sunshine Loft
The Album Leaf - In A Safe Place
Alcove - Untitled
All Night Radio - Spirit Stereo Frequency
Mike Allen - Cirrhotic
American Analog Set - Promise of Love
American Eyes - S/T
And Academy - Her and Hurts, Hearts
And Academy - Love and Africa, Love and Academy
Andalusia - Around Three In The Morning
Andrew Sherman Vehicle - Untitled
Animal - Sawn Creator
Apple Orchard - Paris Was A Daydream
Arsenal - Untitled
Art Damaged - Untitled
The Art Form Unknown - Untitled
Asaurus Records - EP Club #1
Asaurus Records - EP Club #3
Asaurus Records - Spring Sampler
Asaurus Records - You Already Have Way Too Many CDRs
Ashley Park - The Secretariat Motor Hotel
Astropop3 - Allies and Stepping Stones
Avelar - L.P. No. 1
Avenue D - Bootleg
Awesome Cool Dudes - Slam Dunk Contest
Barsuk Records - Future Soundtrack For America
Barsuk Records - Treats
Basil The Mouse - Untitled Demo
Belle and Sebastian - Dear Catastrophe Waitress
Beltline - Welcome, Nostalgia
Adam Bianchi - Eleven Demos By Adam Bianchi
Birddog - Songs from Willipa Bay
Birdmonster - Self Titled
Birdy NumNum - The Courtship of Birdy NumNum
Black Moth Super Rainbow - Start A People
Blackfall - Untitled
Bloom - Untitled
Leo Bloom - Misery, Missouri
The Bother - The Night Bleeds Gold
Boxborough - High Tide On A Bright Night
The Boxer Program - Prizefighter
The Boxing Lesson - Untitled
The Boyish Charms - A Blueberry Transmission
Boyracer - Happenstance
The Brands - Ballads for Stairs and Transparencies
Breezy Porticos - Keep It Crisp
Brief Candles - S/T
The Building Press - Young Money
The Bunny Brains - Holiday Massacre '98
Cabrini - Self Titled
Cameron Ember - Good Things Happen To Bad People
The Capstan Shafts - Ample Tribes For Sullen King Pounder
The Capstan Shafts - Great Reset Button Of Life
The Capstan Shafts - Hope Gets Wheels
Carsick - No Farmers, No Food
Casaverde - Untitled
Jennifer Casey - Untitled
Casino Ashtrays - Just Like Me
Casino Ashtrays - Long After The Commercials Have Ended
Casper and the Cookies - Oh!
The Catheters - Howling ... It Grows And Grows!!!
The Channel - Personalized
Chelsea's Corner - When They Gain They Fall
Cholo - Untitled Demo
Chrash - The Party
The Cinema Eye - Complete Arsenal
Cody Road - First Half A Dozen
Coffinberry - Untitled Demo
The Collars - Room 5
Comets On Fire - Blue Cathedral
The Constantines - S/T
Mike Conway - The Broken Wing Line
Cordoba - Untitled
Crix Crax Crux - Camel & Needle
D.W. Holiday - Technical Difficulties, Under The Influence
David Neuer - Mr. Anybody's Anthems
Daytrader - Untitled
The Det Chords - Untitled
Diamond Nights - Popsicle
Dick Taut and the Ripcords - Woodland Hymns
The Diskettes - Self Titled
Ryan Doyle - Campaign To Kill The Sparrows
Draw Tippy - S/T
Driver Of The Year - Some Girls Would Say
Driver Of The Year - Statik
The Drop Scene - * Black Heart
The Ducks - What Were Once Ducks Are Not Ducks
Dusty Rhodes and the River Band - Untitled
The Dutch Elms - Music For Happiness
Earlimart - Everyone Down Here
East River Pipe - Garbageheads On Endless Stun
The Elected - Me First
The Elected - Sun, Sun, Sun
Elekibass - California
Elliott The Letter Ostrich - Coweta Android
Elliott The Letter Ostrich - Motocross Be Thy Name
Josh English - Bridges and Tunnels
The Envy Corps - Soviet Reunion
The Ethnobabes - Stargazer
Jacob Faurholt - Turn The Lights On
Jerry Fels - How To Make Enemies...
Jerry Fels - I've Made My Bed And Now I'm Lying In It
Mike Ferarro - Pigeon Club EP
The Film Stills - Let's Go Away
Finishing School - Destination Girl
Fishstick - Professional Fishstick
Kathy Fleischmann - Unresolved
Folk? - Self Titled
Forest Giants - Postcards
Frankenixon - Sweaty From Your Uselessness
Frausdots - Couture, Couture, Couture
Frogger Phrampton - Untitled
Girlinky - High Kicks Beat Low Punches
Girls In My Pocket - S/T
Goddakk - Untitled
The Goslings - Perfect Interior
Grandaddy - Sumday
Graves - Yes Yes Okay Okay
Jeff Hanson - Son
Happiness - Must Have Fun
Happy Go Lucky - The Pet Rescue
The Helio Sequence - Love and Distance
Herr Nilsson - Does Music Make The Demons Go Away??
High School Mustache - Things That Were Blue
Holiday And The A.P.C. - Good
Kevin Huelbig, Jr. - Summer Is Over
Humblebee Recordings - Hey! Where'd The Summer Go?
Hushmoney - Untitled Demo
Hybrid Kid - Demo
Indie Rock Messiah - Untitled
Interoffice Romance - Future Banquet Facilities
Iowa Mountain Tour - The Chicken Insurrection
Iron And Wine - The Creek Drank The Cradle
Iron and Wine - Woman King
Jad Fair and Jason Willett - Superfine
Jai Alai - Drive Safe
Jamie Pigg - Something For Your Head
Jennifer Gentle - Valende
Jim Duffy - Side One
Gabriel Joel - Acoustic Yet Running
Milo Jones - Lifeline
Josh Zero - Untitled
Katie The Pest - This Giant Will Kill You
Steven Kattenbraker - S/T
Chad King - Love Your Engine
Kingsauce - Please Don't Change The Channel
Kinski - Alpine Static
The Koala Bear Syndrome - Untitled Demo
L.A. Tool And Die - Fashion For The Evildoer
La Pieta - Unreleased
La Rocca - Sing Song Sung
Le Pepes - All Fun Things End
Letting Up Despite Great Faults - Untitled
Lettuce Prey - Early Years
Lettuce Prey - Jesus Christ Air Conditioner
The Like Young - Looked Up Plus Four
The Lil' Hospital - I Wanna Be Well
The Lil' Kickers - A Little Teaser
London Apartments - Untitled
Lost on Purpose - Rising Wildfires
Lost On Purpose - The Ultraviolet Effect
Loveninjas - I'm Really Sorry
Magnanimous Records - A Magnanimous Compilation
Magnet - The Tourniquet
Makeshift Love Affair - Demo
Bryan Mangieri - Seahorse Blues
Map - Secrets By The Highway
Map - Think Like An Owner
The Marlboro Chorus - Entangled
The Marlboro Chorus - Good Luck
James Mason - Carnival Sky
Matthew Shaw - Ghosts In The Concrete
The Medusas - Demo
Mellow Drunk - Before And After Then
Ken Michaels - Sit In The Sun
Michelle Payne - Michelle Payne
The Midget - Debut
Minmae - I'd Be Scared, Were You Still Burning
Minmae - True Love
Mode 7 - Night Echoes
M.D.U.B - The Endless Retreat
Morning Spy - Two Horses
The Mosquitoes - Our Generation
Muk - Muk
My Clark Kent Birthday Party - See You When i See You
Sal Nastasi - Untitled
Neat Stripes - The End Of That
New Bethel - Inside The Blue Vera
On Golden Blonde - Thar She Blows!
Organ Donor - midwest/Italia
Zack Orr - The Unstoppable Lift
Ouch - Songs of Hurt and Healing
Oval-Teen - Yorkville, IL
Owen - At The Races
Owen - Masterpiece
Pants Pants Pants - Pop Songs To Make Us Famous
Pants Yell! - 83 in 05
Pants Yell! - Our Horse Calls
Pants Yell! - Songs For Siblings
Paper Planes - Untitled
Paper Tiger - Untitled
Paradigm9 - Flaming Guns Of The Purple Sage
Park - Alligator!!
Pinkie - Sharon Fussy
Pond Rock - Untitled
Ponies In The Surf - A Demonstration
Popgun Recordings - Zip-locked and Loaded Vol. 3
Port Guyana - Untitled
Postal Blue - International Breeze
The Postal Service - Give Up
The Postal Service - We Have Become Silhouettes
Pretty Girls Make Graves - The New Romance
Pro Audio - Saturday We're Even
Quiet Bears - Oh, The Falling of a Farmer
Rainer Maria - Long Knives Drawn
The Red Lights - Broken City
The Rep - Fragments
Raianne Richards - Self Titled
Jeff Richie - Untitled Demo
Rilo Kiley - The Execution Of All Things
Brian Michael Roff - In The Analog Woods
Roybot - Analogue Is For Losers
Rusty Tomaski - Oh ... Sweet Irony
Sabrosa Purr - Music From The Violet Room
The Sanguine O.S. - Untitled
Bill Santen - In The Night Kitchen
School For The Dead - The New You
The Sewing Circle - S/T
Steve Seymor - Gypsy
The Sha-pels - Nights of Malta
Shalloboi - Untitled
Andrew Shapiro - Invisible Days
Shellboy - Untitled
The Shifties - The Apartment/Factory Songs
Shiny Around The Edges - Why Do I Love You
Shelley Short - Oh' Say Little Dogies, Why?
Shumai - Tastes Like Summer
Slomo Rabbit Kick - Hortatory Examinations
Slow January Records - Heroic Lane Change / The New Lows
Snoozer - Winter Stops All Sound
So L'il - Dear Kathy
So L'il - Revolution Thumpin'
The Soft Set - Only Lovers Left Alive
Soltero - The Tongues You Have Tied
Some By Sea - Get Of The Ground If You're Scared
Jason Spiewak - You Have Me Wrong
St. Etienne - Travel Edition 1990-2005
Starbag - Self Titled
Starring Me - Perfect In The Night
The State of Samuel - Mutiny on Mercury
Stellarscope - Fingerpaint the Colour of Sound
Kelley Stoltz - Below The Branches
The Stoves - Come On Along
Suit Of Hair - Untitled
Sway - The Millia Green and Pink EP
Swirlies - Cats of the Wild : Volume Two
Teeny Grownups - Songs For John's Confirmation
Thank God For Astronauts - Take It Tough
The Thermals - Fuckin A
They Walk In Line - All Mine
This Bank Holiday - Home Time Is Safe Time
Jesse Thomas - Excelsior Effort
Rosie Thomas - If Songs Could Be Held
Kristian Thomsen - Weeds and Pills
Tom Thumb - ... Songs From Holiday
Treeball - The Strawberry Blonde School of Class
TV On The Radio - Young Liars
Under Shooting Stars - Pillows Out Of Sweaters
Mike Verna - Untitled
Jason Voss - Arts and Crafts
James Walsh - Down In Flames
Wavering Saints - Strike Date
Chris Wedertz - Silver Street
Caleb Weintraub - Untitled
Ward White - 4 Song Sampler
Brandon Wiard - Painting a Burning Building
Winter Vacation - The Netherlands, 1980
Wolf Eyes - Burned Mind
Wolf Parade - Self Titled
Woody Whatever - When I Lost I Left
Xrayok - Untitled
Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun
The Youth Class - This Is What I Remember
Jason Yudoff - Smoke Sex Water
Michael Zapruder - This Is A Beautiful Town
The Zest of Yore - Admit That It's Christmas (You've Got To)

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4.14.04  Forest Giants
2.3.04  Jai Alai
6.29.04  Morning Spy
5.30.03  Alcove
1.18.04  Sal Nastasi
11.7.04  The Dutch Elms
4.27.04  Paper Planes
1.3.05  Matthew Shaw
7.1.05  Wolf Parade
9.24.04  The Medusas
8.8.03  Dusty Rhodes and the River Band
3.25.04  The Elected
4.25.03  Elliott The Letter Ostrich
8.10.04  Hushmoney
4.28.03  The Stoves
10.5.03  The Det Chords
1.29.05  Wavering Saints
3.28.05  Leo Bloom
1.1.05  Shumai
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6.15.04  Caleb Weintraub