x
the_deli_magazine

Rate the Artist:


Please visit The Deli's full web charts organized by genre and region.


Go to Charts

Cancel

The Almond Butters debut EP, From The Grave





The Almond Butters debut EP, From The Grave

The Almond Butters' debut EP, From The Grave, is my new favorite thing in local music (they're from Williamsburg, VA). I'm a really big fan of psych-rock, and roots music, and crazy psychedelic rootsy music. Captain Beefheart's Safe As Milk. I'm trying to think of other good examples, but my mind is busy being blown by this new EP I finally got around to listening to. If you know how amazing Safe As Milk is, then you know why I'm so mesmerized by From The Grave. I'm so happy this exists. I'm so sad that this was released on July 8th and I only got around to it now. I'm truly sorry that I'm a month late sharing this, and that we haven't all been enjoying it from the second it came out. 

Every track is a different idea. There's blues, and rock, and jazz but in a super psych-rock kinda way, and rap (yes, rap--Crackbilly, dude. Hell Yes). All kinds of fuzziness and echo and electricity and them changes coming at you from all directions. But it's not messy. This is not some Trout Mask Replica bullshit. Every song is a tight and forceful statement. It's a bit lo-fi, which is cool, but I'd love to hear what these guys put together in a serious analog studio. I can't find any upcoming live dates and this makes me sad. For now we'll have to settle for these 6 songs streaming below (and a bunch of other worthwhile stuff on their soundcloud). --Natan Press

This Emerging Artist is based in NYC,
check out other talented locals we picked
for our NYC Artist of the Month poll below!

               
What's your favorite NYC Artist on this list?
Total: 566 votes
  Annie Hart 
  Deep Sea Peach Tree 
  Gold Casio 
  The Jay Vons 
  Proper. 
  SUO 
  Well Wisher 
  Winnebago Vacation 

This poll will end on March 31, 2020 at 11.59 PM ET

Please stay positive with the comments, support for other bands is one of the secrets of "success."

Results as of March 31, 2020, 5:21 am

sponsored by::
 

 

 

NYC New Bands With Buzz

- news for musician and music pros -

Loading...