Thee Oh Sees, 'Castlemania' (In the Red)

7
Castlemania
Critical Mass
Release Date: May 10, 2011
Label: In The Red

by Joe Gross

John Dwyer's Thee Oh Sees started as a solo project and evolved into a primary outlet and full band, which means Dwyer's songwriting tics have turned into skills and there's a staff to execute them. Fortunately, his muse digs punk and trash -- these 16 basement screams are the B-sides of rock history, from reet-beat blurts ("Idea for Rubber Dog") to almost no-wavey scrape ("Corrupted Coffin") to whatever language was going through Syd Barrett's head late at night (the semi-ballad "If I Stay Too Long").

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Miley Cyrus — Baby, I'm Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin (Cover) " 05:44
  • 2 Chris Brown & Trey Songz — Tuesday (Remix) " 04:26
  • 3 Buzzcocks — "It's Not You" " 02:46
  • 4 The Drums — Magic Mountain " 04:05
  • 5 Jessie Ware — Kind Of...Sometimes...Maybe " 03:46

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA