Spanning more than 3 years of rehearsal and writing, Brody Price’s new album, Win a Trip to Palm Springs!, is a dark oasis of gentle brutality and well thought out chaos. Price himself refers to this album, with an almost patented tongue-in-cheek wisdom, as “Doom Country”. The songs here are as devastating as they are beautiful, embracing Price’s evolutionary path into becoming a human with a license to be angry, hopeful, and fully himself. Vacillating between moments of perfect folk gentility, weighty sludge metal, noise rock mayhem and various other genre dalliances, WATTPS! dodges any pigeon-holed section of the record store. Price follows in the lineage of songwriters who take on suffering with wry humour and self awareness, from Leonard Cohen and Jerry Jeff Walker to St. John Prine himself. Win a Trip to Palm Springs! is out now via Niles City Records.
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