|Thee Oh Sees at Eagle Tavern: This could be you tonight.|
It's always a good day when we can post a new song from S.F. psych/garage titans Thee Oh Sees
. "I Need Seed" is the first single from the upcoming Castlemania
, due out June 14 on In the Red
. In place of the usual howling feedback and noise romps, this new song sounds more like distressed, poppy folk. Which is to say: It's acoustic! Grab it free after the jump.
"I Need Seed" sounds like a stripped-down piece of the band's catalog distilled even further, with gritty strums bouncing along under singer John Dwyer's unhuman ruminations. "It don't feel to good to be/Death in the 21st century," he sings in an erie, whittled voice. Even sans roaring amps and feedback, the Oh Sees still summon champion weirdness.
It will NOT be a normal show. It [is] all material we ain't played in years. We are flying in Patrick Mullins [original drummer/instrumentalist from an earlier incarnation of the band] from Connecticut to play saw and electronics. It will be mellow although amplified.
Sounds like a show not to miss.
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