More Music from the Inbox, 09 March 2013: Blackout Beach, Dear Rouge, Akron/Family, The Bicycles, Deb Oh and the Cavaliers
Artist: Blackout Beach
Album: Blues Trip
The right mindset is here for a retro garage blues sound, and that’s exactly what Carey Mercer has done. The studio production, however, isn’t as raw as say, early White Stripes material to give it that Delta feel, but that doesn’t take away from Mercer’s “Blackout Beach” persona possessing an old soul.
Sounds like: Art-rock at the crossroads.
If you're looking for something different to listen to online, try Squish, the 24/7 online alt-rock station I program for Astral Radio. Listen using the link on the right-hand side of the page or through the Virgin Radio Canada app. Here's what you'll hear.
It's called the ROLI Seaboard. They say it bridges that divide between acoustic and digital music by being, well, mushy. Read more at Geeklogie after you watch the video.