Black Mountain

Black Mountain

On their eponymous Jagjaguwar debut, Black Mountain dress their murky rock songs up in impressively druggy blacks and blues, but an awful lot of sharp classic rock still squishes through: "Druganaut" mines raucous 70s Zeppelin, "No Satisfaction" nods gently to the Stones and Velvet Underground (vocalist Stephen McBeam pulls an awfully convincing Lou Reed-- especially when hollering defensively about how "Everybody likes to claim things!"), and the curious opener "Modern Music" even sounds kinda like E-Street Shuffle-era Bruce Springsteen. "There... more