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Heaters – “Gum Drop” (First Listen)

When we last heard from Michigan psych combo Heaters, they were hawking their “Mean Green” 7″, a stuttering blast of lo-fi garage rock. Now a full-length called Holy Water Pool is on deck, and its teaser single smooths out the band’s ferocious sound significantly. “Gum Drop” is Pink Floyd’s “Breathe” swirling in the echo chamber, […]

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Heaters – “Mean Green”

“Mean Green” initiates with the kind of hollow drumbeat that takes you back to spontaneous band practices in a high school friend’s garage. The song sculpts a convex, echoing sound that hints at greater things to come, its simplicity stifled by a sense of anticipation. The Grand Rapids psych trio Heaters refuse to fit into […]