What would it be like if Jeff Mangum sang for a fuzzed-out psych-rock band? Northern Primitives are here with the answer to a question you never thought to ask. The Niagara Falls-area quartet pairs a sun-baked, bleary fuzz-guitar throb worthy of a three-day wine hangover and a crate of old Kyuss records with a high, keening sense of melody; the result sounds like a power-pop record experiencing a peyote-assisted desert vision in real time.
By Wondering Sound Staff on 07.29.11 in Lists
Every year, a mountain of records is unleashed on an unsuspecting public. And while many move to "Instant Favorite" status, it's inevitable that even more will fall through the cracks. With five months left in 2011, now...
By Amelia Raitt on 01.07.11 in Reviews
What would it sound like if Jeff Mangum sang for a fuzzed-out psych-rock band? Canadian rockers Northern Primitive are here with the answer. "Soul Machines" is some parallel-universe monster rock hit, while "Norther...
By Robert Ham on 02.25.15 in Features
From Shania Twain to Patrick Wolf, these musicians couldn't leave well enough alone and rerecorded their work.
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