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Glass Hits

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After the sound of crickets ends at the beginning of the opening track, "Delirium Heights," Glass Hits dives into a savage bit of noise rock that sounds like it was recorded right at the line of pegging the board. Fans of Drive Like Jehu and the VSS will appreciate the driven energy and splintery aesthetic of this set of four songs. "Under Arches" sounds like a fragile melody shattered and welded back together at sharp angles, while the vocals in "Relocation Disposition" sound like they're coming through a fan, adding to a sense of dislocation and desperation. "Virgin Veins" captures well the hell of witnessing someone else's self-destruction. Equal parts feral garage rock, cathartic post-punk and amphetamine-fueled psychedelia, Glass Hits have here a raw shard of lo-fi street poetry.

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