CD Review: Black Lips "Underneath the Rainbow"

With Dap-Kings guitarist Tom Brenneck at the controls, the Lips finally have a sound—fat, analog and tape-saturated—that does justice to their three-minute nuggets of garage-psych dystopia.
By Bill Murphy ,

With Dap-Kings guitarist Tom Brenneck at the controls, the Lips finally have a sound—fat, analog and tape-saturated— that does justice to their three-minute nuggets of garage-psych dystopia. Jared Swilley holds a firm lowend groove throughout, whether he’s sawing away Sterling Morrison-style on the Velvety “Make You Mine” or laying into a raucous basement grind on the outstandingly catchy “Dandelion Dust.”