BASK: Cask: CS

Sep 26, 2018

Six tracks of fuzzed-up indie rock with a really cute little lyrics insert. Distinctly droll vocal delivery, and the melodies are heavy with almost-dissonant pop gloom; serious Jawbreaker vibes on the first couple songs in particular. The songs get noticeably weirder and noisier toward the end of the tape—I’m definitely a bigger fan of the earlier tracks, but that’s just me. This reminds me of a lot of the ’90s-inspired indie rock coming out on Reflective Tapes right now… like, so much that I had to double-check that that wasn’t the label. –Indiana Laub (Grey Ghost / Poison Moon,