The Blood Brothers

The Blood Brothers

An ecstatic ‘Oh shit!’ moment occurs midway through the catchy and caustic bounce of The Blood Brothers’ “Street Wars / Exotic Foxholes.” The song settles lithely into an eerie calm, warm with sinuous upright bass, plaintive clarinet, and a hazy Hammond organ drone. It’s both blissful and melancholy, and a pure alchemy of the band’s individual creative powers. More importantly it is a bold inversion of a peerless and progressive aesthetic the Brothers have cultivated through years of dedication.

“Take someone like Charles Mingus,” offers bassist... more