Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

The Olivia Tremor Control...

Phil McMullen, Ptolemaic Terrascope, January 1996

ROLL THE NAME around your mind a while and try to imagine what they sound like, and whatever you come up with I guarantee you'll be way off the mark and yet remarkably close at one and the same time, because here we have a band so startlingly diverse, brilliantly imaginative and at once satisfyingly traditional that they are quite capable of being all things to all people.

Total word count of piece: 1049


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.