Posted by: Dominic Umile | 01/20/2010

Published Elsewhere: Tape Deck Mountain

Tape Deck Mountain_GhostTape Deck Mountain balance loads of searing guitar solos and 70s rock drum blasts with odd loops and field noises on Ghost. They look to My Bloody Valentine and the Byrds (is that a chiming 12-stringer on “80/20”?) as often as The Brian Jonestown Massacre does, and main man Travis Trevisan mainly adheres to a talky, monotone vocal style. While there is plenty to like about the full-length debut from the California noise/psyche-rock outfit, it just isn’t as compelling overall as the backstory, band name, and album title suggest. Read the rest of my review at BLURT.

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