Trauma Factory’s straight-up rap moments are more hit-and-miss, with the likes of exile and upside down feeling coherent enough but lacking in bite, demonstrating how nothing,nowhere. sounds best when the musical backdrop is thicker and leans more into the heavier side of Joe’s sound.
Despite the variations in approach, though, one thing that is consistent throughout this record is nothing,nowhere.’s ability to convey the depth of emotion that lies behind the music. Joe Mulherin has turned his trauma into a relatable, appealing and varied collection of songs, and the result is his best album yet.
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Trauma Factory is released on February 19 via Fueled By Ramen
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