REVIEW: Pill - “Misty Eyed Porno Reader”
Brooklyn indie rockers PILL are starting fires on the web with their brand new EP, available via Bandcamp. It's called Dull Tools.
Listening to the track "Misty Eyed Porno Reader," I wonder if the band's moniker is somehow a reference to Public Image Limited, as their sound strikes for some raw 80s no-wave aesthetics. Are you familiar with the primal stomp and chaotic jam-like premises that turned The Stooges' Fun House into an absolutely shocking masterpiece of rock music? PILL deliver the same frantic madness, but the chaotic element is even more enhanced with cavernous guitar soundscapes and lyrics on acid.
PILL are relatively new to the music scene, although they sound like a band that's been around for years. A song like “Misty Eyed Porno Reader” might sound like a rambling disorganized mess to the uninitiated, but the truth is that it takes a lot of vision to achieve what this band set out to accomplish, unapologetically revisiting some classic influences under the scope of their own personality as musicians.
The rest of the band’s EP is just as interesting as the single. You’ll love this is you are a fan of NYC avant-rock or even post punk (Siouxie and The Banshees, Sonic Youth, Gang Of Four…)
Pill didn’t really invent the wheel, but they sure know how to spin it.
See more & listen to music from the album at: http://www.thespacelab.tv/Music-Reviews/2015/03-March/014-Music-Review-Band-Pill-Misty-Eyed-Porno-Reader.html