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Damn, that is one fine-lookin' lineup over at the Brick this Saturday. Been excited about it for about a month now. Let's take a closer look, why don't we?
are pretty much killing it these days. They're playing hot shows all over town, dressing better than any other band, and churning out Stones-y garage-rock stomps that hit you square in the gut. The fact that they hang out in Smithville
is icing on the cake for me.
Here is a video
from a few years back of the Pink Socks
getting all Nuggets
at a show in St. Louis. (Skip to the four-minute mark.) These days, former Pitch
music editor Jason Harper is the band's bassist. The man always had fine taste.
appear to be comprised of most of the guys from Wrong Crowd
, who I think are broken up? At any rate, I saw Conquerors at Davey's a few months back and walked out in a glorious daze. The band's sound has definite garage-rock roots, but their songs are more disjointed and hazy, less traditionally structured. At least I think so. I was serious about the daze. These guys might be geniuses.
Seven bucks for all this. Get your ass out to the show.