The legacy of Canadian fuzz is in good hands, this debut album from THE BAD BEATS proves it. The lessons of their Canuck forefathers The Painted Ship, Les Lutins, The Haunted and many more -60s legends have been consumed, digested and spit out with a new ferocity. Nasty people with nasty sounds, born quite literally in their garage, where car fumes, cold beer, a fuzz box and a beat up Farfisa organ have pushed them to blast out this album.
Garage rock is alive and well in 2019. It lives in the alleys of East Vancouver, born and bred in the traditions of the Pacific Northwest and raised on 'Pebbles' and 'Nuggets'. Armed with a Fender Telecaster, an Acetone organ, and a soulful frontman whose harmonica work might send Little Walter to AA, it finds many new converts and takes no prisoners. It is The Bad Beats. They serve up a dozen high-octane blasts on their second Soundflat release, mixed in mono for your lo-fi pleasure. Eight blistering originals complement the four covers on 'Off The Hook', including The Rolling Stones' title track and a haunting versi... + INFO