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Milk Music has a new one, "Cruise Your Illusion," just out on Fat Possum Records. Gee, a buncha guys moved to Hell-A and started a band - that's never happened before - well, at least for the last 15 seconds or so.
This is psychedelic, slightly off-key, slightly off kilter, on the money garage rock that could've formed a killer double bill with the Dream Syndicate 25 years ago or Quicksilver Messenger Service 45 years ago.
Eric Marx, somewhere between Karl and Groucho, growls out the vocals, but I'm guessing people are showing up for Marc Wallace's guitar magic, of which there is plenty. A solid soundtrack for party time.
Before they had to hurry back to perform at Round Two of Coachella, ambient and out there Icelandic rockers Sigur Ros, made a pit stop at the tree-lined, sold out Santa Barbara County Bowl Friday night. The venue has perfected a Patience Test wherein concert goers are able to stand in line three separate times when once is enough to make even the most sedate rocker blow a gasket.
He is the tall guy lurking in the back of all the local rock shows.
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