BLAHA: Survival Climb: CS

Apr 08, 2019

Let me put my bias right to the forefront: Mike and Jim Blaha can do no wrong. Whether it’s with their main attraction, The Blind Shake, or any number of their other projects, they’re all wildly well done. Blaha, Mike’s current focus, is a real treat. Following up their Slovenly 7”, this full-length cassette is nothing short of great. While not exactly like The Blind Shake, it’s nevertheless similar in that it’s not far from the fuzzy/catchy garage meets slightly spacey post-punk. This could fit right in alongside any modern day In The Red or Castleface Records release; it’s that good. Here’s hoping it comes out on vinyl. –Steve Adamyk (No Coast,