Lush, crazed and indignant on the fuzz guitar
blow-out Another, Another, Then Boom, Phillips doesn't revel in despond and History Has Their Number offers hope against the prevailing mood of despair.
The melancholic Lazarus is typical, a haze of swirling saxophone, and fuzz guitar
, with the poignant opening lyric: "Look up here, I'm in heaven, I've got scars, that can't be seen", which has now taken on new meaning as a sort of farewell.
Elsewhere the melancholic Lazarus is a haze of swirling saxophone, with short bursts of fuzz guitar
and the poignant opening lyric "Look up here, I'm in heaven, I've got scars, that can't be seen", which has now taken on new meaning as a sort of farewell.
Like the Stripes, the pair make an almighty racket when they want to and with its monster fuzz guitar
riff, End of the World (a single back in November) is as good a place to start as any.
Get On Your Boots - out February 16 - starts with Jack White-style fuzz guitar
and Red Hot Chili Peppers' type bass.
This LP compiles some of the most intense examples of his over-the-top, psychedelic joints, complete with frantic chanting, distorted organs, chaotic percussion and dueling fuzz guitar
Sally Go Round the Roses opens the date with Schiffrin on organ anda funky fuzz guitar
, offering a chorus vibing on a song introduced to San Francisco by Grace Slick & the Great Society, the precursors to the Jefferson Airplane.
Lovework was produced largely by keyboardist Amos Miller, and Teodros' breathy, intense, low-voiced delivery rides, sails and torpedoes through a sea of burbling jazz keyboards, fuzz guitar
, underwater bass and rattling snare hits.
WITH a mighty mix of fuzz guitar
, electronic keyboards and distinctive vocals, Maximo Park aimed for a harder sound and succeed admirably.
But if you're sick to the teeth of simplistic barre chords played on overamped fuzz guitar
under the bleating, sheeplike vocals of the insufferable Eddie Vedder, stay away.
Also heard are two of their other nine pop Top 10s: "Only Yesterday" (#4, from "Horizon") and "Goodbye To Love," which features one of the first fuzz guitar
solos ever recorded for a ballad (#7, from "A Song For You").
Much of what is on offer here is straightforward pop/rock crossover and often falls into the noodling fuzz guitar