No matter how many great vaporwave projects there are to discover in the seemingly infinite Bandcamp realm, sometimes all you want is some good ol’ guitar noodling. Some good ol’ guitar noodling soaking in unintelligible twangs and premade frozen margaritas. Well, that’s exactly what we’ve got here today, so you can travel the spectrum from rough Miami sludge to dark garage-pop straight out of a Humphrey Bogart movie.
This washed out surf project comes from a basement in Howell, NJ. The trio filters suburban ennui through translucent reverb and jangled guitar scuzz.
Monster Rally is project of Columbus, OH’s Ted Feighan who makes aesthetically unpolluted tiki bar beats with a shiny romantic bent.
El Monstrino is a trio from Russia who play film noir, femme fatale-styled garage-wop. They may be trying to soundtrack a Tarantino movie.
Miami: not just for the Jacuzzi Boys anymore.