new music: gift horse
    • THURSDAY, APRIL 08, 2010

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    Athens, GA isn't usually ground zero for gritty shoegaze, especially of the MBV variety. Add the Seattle distortion to the mix, and you can forget finding anything of the sort. BUT: cue Gift Horse, a grungy group of dudes who mix melody with atmosphere in a bubbling, hazy cauldron of fuzz. The end result, clear in "Missionaries", is a kind of off-center songwriting that is as entrancing as it is outwardly engaging. All within reach of the local Waffle House.

    Hunter Morris (vocals/keyboards), Mike Stokes (guitar/vocals), Vaughan Lamb (bass), and Brandon Scarboro (drums) formed Gift Horse together in 2008. This year they'll see their hard work up and down the east coast pay off in the form of their first full length, Mountain Of Youth, and a national tour in support. Mountain of Youth was produced by Hank Sullivant, whose credits also include The Whigs and MGMT.

    Check out the track below and remember: don't look these guys in the mouth. -joe puglisi


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    MP3:"Missionaries" - Mountain Of Youth
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