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Ear Might: The Guru Rocket to the Top of the Local Buzz Bin Just by Being Normal Dudes
Who do these guys remind me of? I'm smashing my head against the dashboard trying to think of it, which is weird, because I'm usually on top of this. There's definitely a late-'90s Matador Records thing going on — maybe the guitar work reminds me of Pavement a little? And that caterwauling vocal style — total Modest Mouse thing going on, very love-it-or-hate-it. And there's a raw, spazzy, don't-give-a-fuck energy in these tunes. Cap'n Jazz?
By Dan Barry
August 1, 2011