Quickening's last disc, 2003's promising Ones and Zeroes, touched on every type of modern rock. Listening drops the grungy bits, focusing on the soft-and-sensitive-but-not-so-much-so-that-we're-averse-to-power-chords mode. The self-produced 11-track disc revisits four solid cuts from Ones and Zeroes, polishing the big choruses until they're comparable to those of most big indie bands. And when the new track "Collision Course" takes flight, the band sounds like Vagrant Records material.
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