Thee Oh Sees - A Weird Exits
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2 x Green Vinyl
Emerging from the distant light is this double-LP from John Dwyer’s Thee Oh Sees—the first studio recordings to capture the muscular rhythm section of twin drummers Ryan Moutinho and Dan Rincon with ringer bassist Tim Hellman cracking spines. The groove and bludgeon one has come to expect from the band’s live shows is captured seamlessly here—they go from zero to head splitter, and on the rare occasions they do let up on the gas a bit, you’re treated to some locked-in hypnotisers, too. The guitar sounds more colossal and ethereal at the same time, riding roughshod over the vacuum- sealed rhythm section, spiralling skywards, and diving into the emerald depths so quick your guts tingle. Synths, strings and smoke-soaked things crawl behind the scenes to make an extra far-out party platter, served on 45 RPM plates for most excellent listening quality. With amazing visuals (including a side-D etching by airbrush van art maestro Robert Beatty) and packed in vape-proof goatskin, it’s a beast.
Genre: Heavy Psyche / Garage Rock