Charlestons - The Greatest Story Ever Hula'd
dripping, whiskey-drowned dirty Florida punk at its finest. Like Tiltwheel,
the tones are bright and happy, but the sentiment is dark, ultra-articulate,
and sad. Like Leatherface, the guitars weave in tight, then splay apart
and shimmer. It's like you're immersed in their songs, filled with metaphoric
life preservers and harpoons. Like Dillinger Four, no instrument takes
the easy way out. Pure propulsion and fireworks. Like the Beltones, Will
is drumming, but he's also singing, and it's catchy, hard-drinking, working
class without-the-cliche punk rock. Ultimately -and the final testament-
is that the Grabass Charlestons are a band that others will start being
compared to. A top-of-2003 for me, no doubt."
yeah. Some people just have music flying out of their fingertips. This
proves that these guys could could beat rocks together and I'd still get
GRABASS CHARLESTONS are a touring machine, with complete dedication to the task at hand: be it crafting songs, fixing the van, or printing their own t-shirts! They will play anywhere at any time, go bananas, hang out with you until the wee hours afterwards, and somehow still be the first ones up in the morning with a mop in hand to clean up the mess!
Dave Drobach - bass
December 2002 & January 2003
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