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 Sic Alps (4 Albums, 34 Tracks)

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If most so-called modern psych and garage bands seem to have trodden paths a bit too familiar with you these days, enter the Sic Alps, a Bay Area combo joyfully stuffing the Nuggets Box roster into a reverb-soaked trash compactor and extracting busted-up remnants at leisure. While the Alps' junkpile approach to classic rock via wasted echo-chamber vocals and lost-in-space mod guitars might sound like a bad trip to some, there's a real cohesion and weirdly tuneful vibe carried through the scuzz that might make their new LP Description of the Harbor one of your year's faves. More info at www.sicalps.com. (-bio by Brian Turner http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/25140)

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christhielen on 02/05/10 at 05:50AM
The Sic Alps is possibly thee best garage rock/psych band, and to have them in the Creative Commons is great!
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