Daily Download: "Brittle Britches," Quien es, BOOM!

Deliciously intricate sounds with a (surprise!) vocalist.


Salon Staff
November 8, 2006 1:01PM (UTC)

Austin band Quien es, BOOM! (the name references Billy the Kid's purported last words before being shot, "Quien es?") makes music centered around lovely interlocking guitar parts and intricate -- sometimes too intricate -- drumming. They clearly put so much thought into the instrumental lines, the discreet but delicious bits of electronic ear candy and the way they interact that it's a surprise when, two minutes into this song, they bother adding a vocalist (although the vocals are, in fact, quite nice, and in a fittingly fastidiously phrased style).

-- T.B.

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