The Blood Brothers "Young Machetes" 2xLP


In the waning spring days of 2006, The Blood Brothers converged on Seattle’s Robert Lang Studios to record Young Machetes, the follow up to their 2004 album Crimes. Once again the band teamed with Crimes producer, John Goodmanson and, in addition, enlisted Guy Picciotto (Fugazi/Rites Of Spring) and together the two inspired a renewed energy and confidence in the band. “John and Guy helped us believe in our first instincts,” says Morgan, as evidenced on the rousing “Spit Shine Your Black Clouds.” What begins as a sly shake across a quicksand dance floor, hungry for hearts of glass, deftly segues into a sour ballad-esque passage propelled by Johnny’s baroque howl.

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