We get a lot of crap CDs at the self-titled offices. But once in a while, a pleasant surprise slips into our promo stack. Here’s a recent delivery that knocked the S/T staff on its collective ass.
Album: Heavy Days (Infinity Cat, vinyl only)
Vibe: Nash Vegas-based Ted Leo/Ty Segall tourmates kick out the brain-mashing riffs. Think this is “heavy”? Try “obliterating.”
RIYL: Mapping out the post-Be Your Own Pet family tree; Japandroids; lighting you hair on fire[audio:http://www.self-titledmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/07-bone-jam.mp3]