BUTCHERS OF SKY VALLEY – Butchers Of Sky Valley

butchers of sky valleyIn a case of artwork capturing the spirit of an album, The Butchers of Sky Valley’s debut release hits its target square on.  Nothing says seventies fuzz better than a monochrome photo of a woman looking like she’s posing for an Atomic Bitchwax release.   However, if you’re approaching this album expecting a straight-up rehash of Bitchwax, Kyuss or Brandt Bjork sounds, you’re likely to be disappointed at first. Yes, there are tracks that blatantly wear their Kyuss-love on their sleeves for all to hear – more of which later – but at first, this New York band’s sound brings more of a fuzzy late 60s trip than a 70s doom-laden meander.

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