Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

FOMA.(Venue)

The Scared E.P.

FOMA

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An all-ages CD release party and barbecue for "Scared" will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in the parking lot of Gold Cup Gymnastics, 6009 Carmel NE, (north of Paseo del Norte off of San Pedro). Special guests include Oktober People, Mistletoe, The Mindy Set and Spillway.

After a quick listen to FOMA's "The Scared E.P." (Little Kiss), Brian Wilson and Gary Usher's harmonious 1964 escapist masterpiece "In My Room" comes to mind not necessarily because FOMA's vocal harmonies and strings are inspired by that era in Wilson's career. Nor is it fully because of FOMA's attention to detail in production or because it has included a cover of Velvet Underground's "After Hours," which contain the lines "If you close the door, you'll never have to see the day again. …

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