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January 25, 2012

Fresh Track: Triptides “Couch Surfer”

by @thoughtontracks

Triptides has remained a favorite of Thought on Tracks since our beginnings.  Bloomington based and often left coast placed, Triptides remains relevant by offering that certain garage rock sound that makes my knees tremble.  While I can’t tell what geographic location they are currently occupying, I can tell you that they just gave us two more free songs recorded in Apartment 3 on a Tascam 488.

Songs “Couch Surfer” and “Sun/Shine” are an extension of the sounds of 2011 release Psychic Summer. Glenn Brigman and Josh Menashe use a drum machine to support a mix of wild, beachy, melodic guitar riffs throughout these two tracks.  It is undeniable that Triptides continues to win me over because their expedited release cycle and howling batch of nautical notes.  While these songs do not bundle themselves accordingly with the winter woes they allow me to look forward to time in the sun, with my sand covering my toes.

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Written by Brett McGrath

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