Would YOU call this dude your brutha?
By Blurt Staff
It’s here: that would be the kickass new Brother JT record, The Svelteness of Boogietude, which dropped the other day on Thrill Jockey. Sayeth BLURT reviewer Jennifer Kelly Kelly: Sixties redolent garage rock can be a straight-jacket, a rules-bounded homage to an era that celebrated freedom. Brother JT gets the wild abandon of the Nuggets era, as well as the fuzz-guitar’d sonics, celebrating his own singularity in songs that push at the boundaries of the genre.”
Amen to that, Sister Jen. Meanwhile, check out the video for album track “Sweatpants.” ‘Nuf sed…
Brother JT live dates:
Sat. May 25th – Bethlehem, PA – The Funhouse
Sat. July 6th – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s w/ The Photon Band