By Cassie Marketos
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: Dracula Boots (In the Red)
Vibe: Scuzzy, big-rock riffs buried beneath slabs of psychedelic sludge and gusts of tequila mist.
RIYL: The idea of Nick Cave starring in action films; clouds of stuff (smoke, hair, colors); listening to your cousin’s band practicing in the basement, if it were 1972 and he always wore paisley[audio:http://www.self-titledmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/03-hitchhiking.mp3]
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