Hotel Hypercube

Ester - Hotel Hypercube ©1998 Thirsty Ear
1. Heading Through
2. Detached
3. Sucker
4. 405 South

Yesh...definitely Sonic Youth-ish, funk-ish, groovy-ish shtuff. Hotel Hypercube, the debut CD from this oddball group, has roots based in NY noise rock mixed with a bit of that booty-shaking groove. And admittedly singer/guitarist Paul Garvey has a Thurston Moore sort of voice that is plainative and almost a shadow of the music. Though brief, this EP gives me the distinct idea that I will want to hear more of this group down the line. Left field rock with swagger! Gotta go with it.

Review by John Chedsey

Review date: 01/1999

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