Amazing Transparent Man - The Measure of All Things
Springman Records


What do you say about a band that sounds like Blink-182, but have been around
since before Blink was big?  Amazing Transparent Man, or ATM for short, has 
been together for about 3 years now [I think], and while they have a 
tendency to sound like the whole goofy pop-punk sound that Blink has 
popularized in recent times, they've been doing it for a while.  This is by 
far the strongest outing for this Dekalb, IL three-piece.  They plow 
through 8 songs in a little over 20 minutes, and it makes you wonder 
where the time went.  They keep the listener attentive and energized the 
whole time.  Being produced by Mass Giorgini doesn't hurt, as their vocals 
[both lead and backing] sound absolutely incredible.  They also cover the 
Smoking Popes and Cyndi Lauper and do respectable jobs with each one.  If 
you're looking to get into a new pop-punk band that writes great songs 
about girls and wears little pink shorts at most of their shows, give ATM a 
listen.
...scott heisel...

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