I caught Tobacco’s DJ set at the Low End Theory a few weeks back. The one-liner that popped into my head was a UFO burning down a Gingerbread house while the witch chants outside. There is an alien and sinister quality to the vocoder wails and an inherent sugary grit to the melodies. This is why they are one of my favorite bands. They can achieve hell and heaven in the same bar. That sounds a little melodramatic. Wind it back: they also sound really good when you’re high, even if Tobacco doesn’t smoke the wackiest strain of his namesake.
“Windshield Smasher” is the latest leak from the new Black Moth Super Rainbow album. I anticipate the 80s aerobic video that the band will dig it to match the occult disco of the track. You can pre-order the band’s forthcoming album, Cobra Juicy, through their Kickstarter. I have heard it and can assure you that it is real and it is spectacular.