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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Premiere: Brasil's Shouty, Infectious, Guitar-Soaked "Drunk at the Controls"

Posted By on Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 10:25 AM

click to enlarge Brasil IS a band!
  • Brasil IS a band!

Brasil is a new rock band from Oakland whose members are alumni of scrappy, weird, and delightful guitar outfits the Myonics and the Symbolick Jews. We dig those bands, but Brasil looks to be even hookier, based on the opening salvo "Drunk at the Controls." The song seems all shambolic at first, but if you listen closely you'll notice it's deftly played. Then it gets to that chorus, and oh man -- you just might have that "Drunk at the Controls" line stuck in your head for days. (At least, we have.) So here, with suitably quirky and mask-featuring visuals, is the band's "Drunk at the Controls" video, which precedes a Tiny Telephone-recorded debut album out this October and a release show at Brick and Mortar Music Hall on Monday, Oct. 14. Watch and enjoy:

-- @iPORT


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