Grandaddy

Grandaddy

Heralded as lo-fi geniuses for quite some time, Modesto, California's Grandaddy are an intriguing, almost-famous pop rock band. Self-recorded and produced, their singer/ringleader Jason Lytle mixes and mashes keyboards, found sounds and traditional rock instruments into densely layered, textured pop songs. The steady progression of their eclectic and peculiar sound into a streamlined and perfectly orchestrated one seems the product of a great deal of work -- not just a tortured artist's brilliance. The music has a relaxed, wry sort of bittersweetness... more