the guest apartment: frankie rose and the outs
    • WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011

    • Posted by: David Pitz

    For a newcomer, Frankie Rose brings a pretty impressive musical history steeped in bottom of the well, art house noise and more macabre fascinations to her new outfit. Vivian Girls, Dum Dum Girls, The Crystal Stilts; she's been associated with 'em all. So it's no wonder the project that now bears her name brings with it the kind of sound that'll send audio purists running for the hills. This is a good thing. On record, as in her self-titled debut, it can be an ethereal, delicate, and eerie sort of sound...a qualm that sounds like it's wafting down long marble hallways from some dilapidated, Victorian concert hall. Here, in their session captured during our CMJ Rockwood Sessions, it's something more immediate...a rush of electricity, reverb, and a tom tom stomp, suggesting Frankie and The Outs also enjoy a hot and heavy romance with plenty of punk rock nostalgia.

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    The Guest Apartment: Frankie and The Outs

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