The boys of Wampire
play two unsuccessful private detectives who concede to a dame's request to track down a wizard with a striking resemblance to Jesus. Their lackadaisical lo-fi psychedelia is done justice, pun intended.
After forming Wampire, Rocky Tinder and Eric Phipps steadily began to make a name for themselves in the same Portland, OR, scene that has produced labelmates STRFKR as well as Unknown Mortal Orchestra. It makes sense, then, that Wampire came to Polyvinyl's attention when the duo opened for STRFKR at a hometown Portland show and that UMO's bassist Jacob Portrait produced Wampire's debut full-length, Curiosity
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