1. Ken Tucker reviews fast-rising sister trio HAIMand thinks about their cross-genre influences:

Your notion of pop-rock may derive from American manufactured products like The Monkees and the Archies, or from British acts like T-Rex and The Sweet, from whom HAIM probably extracted the thumping beat of that song, “The Wire.” I’d suggest that these Southern California sisters are tapping into that geographical area for precedents—anything from the 60s harmonies of The Mamas and the Papas to the 80s pop-punk of The Bangles. On a song such as “Honey and I,” you can also hear the vocal inflections of a Canada-imported Lady of the Canyon, Joni Mitchell.
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    Ken Tucker reviews fast-rising sister trio HAIMand thinks about their cross-genre influences:

    Your notion of pop-rock may derive from American manufactured products like The Monkees and the Archies, or from British acts like T-Rex and The Sweet, from whom HAIM probably extracted the thumping beat of that song, “The Wire.” I’d suggest that these Southern California sisters are tapping into that geographical area for precedents—anything from the 60s harmonies of The Mamas and the Papas to the 80s pop-punk of The Bangles. On a song such as “Honey and I,” you can also hear the vocal inflections of a Canada-imported Lady of the Canyon, Joni Mitchell.

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