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Oh Sees / Smote Reverser
Album:Smote Reverser Collection:General
Artist:Oh Sees Added:Nov 2018
Label:Castle Face Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-12-23 Pull Date:2019-02-24 
Week Ending:Feb 17Feb 3Jan 27Jan 20Jan 13Jan 6Dec 30

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 14, 2021:Totally A (rebroadcast from Feb 1, 2019)
Nail House Needle Boys
4.Feb 27, 2019:Brownian Motion
Anthemic Aggressor
2.Jun 30, 2021:Totally A (rebroadcast from Feb 1, 2019)
Nail House Needle Boys
5.Feb 14, 2019:Jams Run Free
3.Feb 27, 2019:Take a spin
6.Feb 13, 2019:The Library
Abysmal Urn

Album Review
DJ Away
Reviewed 2018-12-23 
Former San Francisco rock ’n’ roll godheads. Blasted psychedelic frenzy, walls of melting sound candy. This feels like their take on seventies prog, with a really dialed-in and dry, less anarchic sound, more focused on clarity and fidelity than before. The lyrics are a mix of scathing social commentary and high fantasy. RIYL Thee Oh Sees/OCS/&c., Ty Segall, King Gizzard, Thin Lizzy, sick riffs, eating cheap pizza and shouting at the tube while rolling a 20-sided die. Favorites: 3, 6, 7, 8, 9. FCC WARNING: 4.

1. (5:35)—Medium-fast, stuttering. Nice double drum patterns. Chugging ‘70s rock. Picks up near the end.
2. (3:53)—Mid-tempo jam. Wah wah soloing.
3. *(4:22)—Medium-fast. Thick boogie. Bouncy, fun, circus-like.
4. (2:41)—FCC (f***). Fast blown-out thrasher, old Oh Sees goes Napalm Death.
5. (7:42)—Slow, surfy jam into a trippy sock hop thing. Faded duet with former member Brigid Dawson.
6. *(4:57)—Slow, half-awake, bits of rhythm and blues. Misty and floating in a way early Kinks or Tame Impala fans alike might enjoy.
7. *(12:13)—Instrumental. Fast 7/8 beat. Soft Machine/Psychic Paramount flavor. Long jam with high keys, dry fuzzy soloing. Wild ending. Wow!!!
8. *(3:26)—Fast, noisy, surfy, tight, kinetic, catchy. Thick Thin Lizzy guitars.
9. *(4:41)—Mid-tempo, smeary, driving funk. Mellow verses, wiry instrumental breaks. Grooves hard.
10. (4:26)—Instrumental. Slow, spooky creep.
11. (6:04)—Mid-tempo, cool and a little melancholy. Wobbly synths, Deep Purple keys, goofy rock finish.

Track Listing
1.Sentient Oona 6.Moon Bog
2.Enrique El Cobrador 7.Anthemic Aggressor
3.C 8.Abysmal Urn
4.Overthrown 9.Nail House Needle Boys
5.Last Peace 10.Flies Bump Against The Glass
 11.Beat Quest