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Get hip to Talbot Tagora, the most challenging band in Seattle
Posted by Andrew Matson
Seattle's own Talbot Tagora makes rock that's as intentionally un-beautiful as anything Nirvana or Sonic Youth ever made, yet, in a glorious friction, tries to be catchy. And it is. It's just also underwater/buried/clanging/grinding.
Talbot Tagora's music is for your ears, but always ends up in your face. In the band members' faces, apparently, are fishes.
"Ichthus Hop," off "Lessons in the Woods or a City" out on local label Hardly Art 07/21:
Wicked cover of Elastica's "Connection":
Photo by Andy Waits
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