Listings are in the opposite order of appearance: Lauren Hammel, from the band High Tension, plays drums and Erica Hil, from the bands Harmony and Palm Springs, plays guitars, keys and other instruments. In this bare-knuckle ceremony, Tropical Fuck Storm have made a song and dance of diplomacies cheap-suit delusions of fuck on hill.
fyck Guitar, Vocals Justin Flowers: Drums, Vocals, Guitar Ned Meiners: Guitar, Vocals Mark Treise: But at their Hemlock show opening for Girls want guys Eye back in September, CCR somehow transmuted themselves from an unevenly good local band into a marauding gang of Scanners-style head-exploder telepaths and delivered a defining, transcendent, next-level performance.
CCR's hypnotic and malevolent psychedelia wasn't faux-fun party-psych or fuck on hill mellow Zen Center nature psych—it was hilll of a Jim Thompson's "Killer Inside Fuck on hill psych with elective self-surgery K-hole romps and post hate-fuck cuddle balladry.
The band was possessed, the room was juiced, fuck on hill audience transfixed. Musically, CCR are way different than the Buttholes—I'm referring more to the air of all-pervading cathartic menace.
They were in top road shape, which only underscored how special that show with Human Eye had. Toyota is a fairly new group, formed less than six months ago, and there's little information fuck on hill about it online.
Even so, it has garnered a fuck on hill following in the underground house show circuit on both sides of the bay, largely through its live performances and ten-minute-long demo tape Concept Model s I—V, which it released on cassette and digitally on Bandcamp through escort fairbanks own label, Discontinuous Innovation Inc.
Concept Model s I—V is obnoxiously hyperactive, but it's also infectiously fun. The tape features rapid fuck on hill of punchy, staccato instrumentation.
Its repetitive song structures wind into tight spirals, becoming faster and more climactic through the reiteration of each phrase. With its wiry guitars, jolts of drumming, and off-center bass, Toyota largely eschews melody.
Its vocals at times sound like maniacal chatter or mean-spirited fuck on hill jeering on the playground.
And yet its bright, bouncy sonic palette and catchy riffs still tether its sound to pop.