A blast of the blind, murderous intensity of the California desert seared the Borscht Belt torpor of the banquet hall when San Francisco's latest & greatest purveyors of overheated kraut-psych-freedom-rock Wooden Shjips took to Stage 2 at the All Tomorrow's Parties festival held at Kutsher's Resort in Monticello NY last month.
Combining the motoriks and aloofness of classic Krautrock with the wide-open & wasted blues of The West Coast Hippie-Type, Wooden Shjips stained the rug and smashed the chandelier with pulsing bass, droning organ, fuzz-phased guitar, and Suicide vocals. Better still, they offered to share the following tracks from their set:
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