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Hear King Tuff’s Glorious Self-Titled Glam-Garage LP

King Tuff / Photo by Ward Robinson

For a while now, Kyle Thomas has been making wonderfully whacked, insidiously catchy glam-garage under the name King Tuff. His new, self-titled album, out May 29 on Sub Pop, should bring him the wider audience he deserves. King Tuff is full of fizzy melody and leering guitar, and graced with lush, detailed production. The whole thing sounds as if it were made by a Marc Bolan more into baseball caps than feather boas. It’s great and we’re happy to premiere it here:

King Tuff – King Tuff by subpop