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July 2014
Skull Practitioners
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Where the genre of “psych rock” will usually refer to “psychedelic rock,” Skull Practitioners take it to a level where the meaning “psychosis rock” would be more appropriate, hurling harsh guitar tones and thumping bass haunts, along with an avalanche of drum fills, into a whirlwind of amplified delirium. The NYC trio produces a heavier and more diverse wall of sound than most five-piece bands out there, swelling and punching up and down scales and arpeggios, blasting through fuzz and decay, resulting in a bleakly intense look into a mind lost. With different vocalists featured on various tracks, it might be difficult to discern an established frontman, but does it matter? The sounds coming from Jason Victor and Ken Levine’s amps, back Alex Baker’s drums are the huge focus here. – JP Basileo

 

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Dinowalrus releases new track + plays Public Assembly (Lady Bree Presents)

Dinowalrus releases new track + plays Public Assembly (Lady Bree Presents)

Having worked and re-worked its baggy-psychedelia cocktail, Brooklyn-based trio Dinowalrus set off in March towards its best efforts to date with 'What Now', pulling the droning vocals out of the washed-out depths of their reverb', picking up the pace with some fast steady drumbeats and glorious effusions of synth and guitars. Dropped five days ago, the shimmering 'Grounded' pursued this fuller, more fluid sound, only slower, so very laid-back that one can't help but notice the confidence they've gained over the last couple of years. If we're going to extrapolate here, there's a bigger and bolder Dinowalrus to be expected from their album to come (produced by Jorge Elbrecht).

The band will be playing this Friday (8.24) at Public Assembly, for a show introducing Ken Griffin's latest project August Wells and headlined by Variety Lights, Chicago-based duo featuring ex-Mercury Rev David Baker. All of this and more (including a Dj Set by Spacemen 3's Rosco) courtesy of the lovely Lady Bree.

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