Chris Daly uses the video for Tobacco's cover of the Dirty Dancing soundtrack standard as an excuse to write about weird porn.
Chris Daly looks at Tobacco's Sweatbox Dynasty, due out April 19th.
The sludge maestro returns with a new album out next month.
Chris Daly is rarely safe for work If anyone was concerned that Tobacco had softened his approach after his most accessible work to date with last year’s Cobra Juicy, I point you no further than the video for his latest single, “Streaker.” Directed by Eric Wareheim of Tim & Eric fame, the most recently released […]
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Chris Daly is naughty. By nature. The “problem” with spring is that it never lasts long enough for anyone’s liking. Whether I’ve been living in Chicago, with its seemingly endless winters, or Washington, D.C., with its too humid summers, there’s never enough upper 60s/lower 70s, first buds popping on the trees, leave the coat at […]
  Willie Schube originally recorded this post on a 4-inch reel.  The press release announcing Tobacco’s first album in four years, Ultima II Massage, ends like this: “No happy ending.” Sounds about right. At it’s best Tobacco’s music sounds like psychedelia run through a garbage disposal. I mean this in the best way imaginable. The […]
Tobacco returns for some more demon disco — vocoders that sound like they’ve been left for the vultures. Lines about girls who say they are strawberries. Synthesizers that glow like the Ghostbusters slime that you could buy circa 1985. I don’t know why I like this stuff so much. I suspect it’s that no one […]
I never heard Dorosote’s original “Emerald Building.” In fact, I’d never heard of Dorosote until Tobacco posted this remix, “inspired by the original.” There’s a crucial difference between splintering and re-assembling the bones of a track and re-interpreting its feel in your own fucked-up fashion. Tobacco, the mastermime behind Black Moth Super Rainbow opts for […]