Monday, September 5, 2011
Turbo Fruits - Echo Kid
((Patronizers! REUPPED SEPT 08 with the correct link))
A real shredder reminiscient of the late Jay Reatard. It's the grimy Nashville/Memphis vibe in spades. Sturdy garage rock for the ecstatically feeble minded and oft inebriated.
Pop Matters blurb: So sure, Echo Kid is an album of simple pleasures. This is party music about girls and getting high and wanting to get up or get down or get “some mo’”. But that doesn’t mean the music is always so simple. The absurdly titled “Mama’s Mad ‘Cos I Fried My Brain” is a bit of psych-pop genius. The vocals are heavily soaked in reverb, the guitar riffs surge after each verse, and voices come together to chant with a size unheard on the rest of the album. “Broadzilla” may be just as silly, but the thundering drums and ringing guitars add texture and depth to a song that may well not be about anything nearly as deep as it sounds.