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Monday, November 8, 2010

Rangers' 'Zombies' Grinds Funkily With Groaning Bass to Wake the Undead

Posted By on Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 4:58 PM

The obligatory washed-out weird landscape photo
  • The obligatory washed-out weird landscape photo
We can see the undead jivin' to this one. Couple some vaguely hip-shaking sample -- it sounds like a tape of a tape of a tape of some '80s radio staple, we're not sure which -- with a dry, blood-thirsty vocal, and a melty guitar line, and you get "Zombies," this new track from S.F.'s Rangers (Joe Knight), due on a forthcoming EP. Hear it after the jump.

So much noise, crackle, burble, and slap on this one. It's a slab of spacey noise-pop that sounds like -- well, it sounds like it belongs on Gorilla Vs. Bear, which is one of the places we found it (along with our very own local MP3 blog, See The Leaves). And well, it kinda grew on us. Check out the latest from Rangers:




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