Wednesday, July 22, 2009
The Village Voice Talks Torche + Harvey Milk in New York!
By CHRISTOPHER WEINGARTEN
Tuesday, July 21st 2009 at 3:43am
Torche and Harvey Milk are the twin totems of sludge-pop, two bands who’ve ushered Melvins-style bludgeon into exciting new arenas of woofer wreckage. Torche use doom-metal textures to make Beach Boys harmonic pop—a joyous, major-key, heavens-gazing bombast that takes on a religious quality when blasted out into a writhing sea of the faithful. Harvey Milk have been at it since the early '90s, a metal band as quick to jettison into Polvo-style angularity as they are into bummed out Leonard Cohen covers. With Pollution.
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