CAREER: Structures: LP

Career fills the hole in my heart where Off Minor sometimes lives. This band from Tampa is clearly brimming with folks who know about music, not just its history but its structure. It’s interesting to listen to; it’s surprising. It’s dissonant and surprising and when the vocals do appear, they are exactly what you’ve come to expect from Florida—gruff, urgent, and strained. You fucking listen to this record; it doesn’t play in the background. It’s from the same lineage as Palatka but is grown up in a way, proving that there’s something about Florida swamps that just grows good