Archive for the 'The Growlers' Category

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

The Growlers’ music that has trickled out over the past few years is scrappy, sloppy, and immediate. They call it “beach goth” — lo-fi surf rock with a country backbeat. On tape the music sounds chill, but in concert it achieves a frenzying effect; a surprisingly tight and no nonsense live show helmed by the devil-may-care […]

Monday, October 5th, 2009

I’m bothered by records whose alternation of sound between tracks renders it unlistenable in a single sitting. A good flow between songs, even if one is a rock opus and the next a gentle ballad, is not only conducive to an overall enjoyable listen – it’s a prerequisite for the construction of a great record. […]