//The most portentously titled song from Raw Blow’s gorgeously monolithic demo “leak”. Wisps of MIDI controller drift by, billowing gently around TMC’s guileless vocals-until EY’s massive MIDI keyboard stabs and CC’s crashing MIDI percussion blast in and transform the reverie into thrilling apocalyptic rapture. Compare that to humbly titled Double Dealin’ in which a playful MIDI melody sequence bops along blissfully, before MB’s megaton MIDI bass sends everything rocketing skyward. For Raw Blow heaven is only a MIDI crescendo away.
//Finally, Raw Blow step up with a new tune for the your next Homecoming slow dance. But you and your partner are up on Markie’s ramp, smokin’ shwag with Slag and pounding Iron City tallboys. Young love, Pittsburgh style. Don’t show yr cards. I sometimes wonder if the “Wizard of Oz” reference was a half-pipe too far.
//”Ghostride”- some questions seem Eternal: ”Are we There Yet?” for instance. ”Ghostride” begins to ponder such inquiries thru the Prism of the ‘down is up and up is down’ realm of the Bay Area ‘Hyphie’ scene, as viewed from the Rust Belt. No answers required. The Quest is the Query.
//B Side of self-released 7” b/w “Purple Haze”, 2010. Purple vinyl. Handmade cover. Street Fable for the Postauthentic Era. “Twisted Fairy Tale” - said Doug Mozurock in “Dusted”. Guest baritone saxomophone by Scott Killebrew. Frankenstein’s monster/trombone played by Brian Dean Richmond. Dadums Frew on upright bass.
My experimental garage band. LIYL The Seeds, Suicide, Lee Scratch Perry.
Raw Blow - Purple Haze
//A Side of self-released 7” b/w “Bawlin”, 2010. Purple Vinyl. An ode to the Purple. Fans of Doug E. Fresh, Ramones, Jims Hendrix and Jones will blaze to. Featuring the Girls in the Corner (Dana, Linz, Tanya, & Sara) on backup vocals.