SAVAK: Rotting Teeth in the Horse’s Mouth: LP

May 27, 2020

Sohrab Habibion is a lifer. I saw his old band Edsel at UNH during my freshman year. Almost thirty years later, he’s still doing the thing, playing in Savak. Rotting Teeth is fantastic: the members of the band never ballhog, allowing space for each other to shine. Bass lines chug, guitars stab and grumble with nervy punk energy and occasional atmospherics. Anyone into Smart Went Crazy’s turn-of-the-century DC-isms will find what they’re looking for here. Lifers ahoy! –Michael T. Fournier (Ernest Jenning,