First Flash of Eden

Trudging up from a stint at SXSW 2010, psyche-goth band, The Growlers, make their way to the Detroit Bar this weekend. With the drowsy charm of The Kinks, the gristle and clinking beer bottle sound of The Doors—and at times the nihilism of The Smiths—this band has created an altogether haunting, new, and resilient sound for southern California. Champions of the delay effect, which seeps into songs like a stream of cigarette smoke into a clean bar room, garners the band wheezing, bluesy, and carnival-esq hits like “Something Someone Jr.,” “Swallowed Whole,” and “Old Cold River.” The Growlers play with The Entrance Band this Sunday, June 27, at 9pm. Visit www.detroitbar.com for more information.

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