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Castile Jackine Is Vooded at Broonus Mousin: Volume 1

Helmet Room

Nov 02, 2008 Year End 2008 - Best of 2008 Bookmark and Share

Despite the bad name and the horrendous album title, this Denver 11-piece’s debut is an exuberant slice of experimental indie-pop. Sounding at times like Bright Eyes with a loose orchestral bent and tendency toward atypical song structures, and at others like a blues-jazz jam band, Pee-Pee features a cornucopia of instruments and ideas that manages to somehow retain its cohesiveness in song. The seven-minute “Madness Song (Remix)” stretches boundaries almost too far, incorporating robot vocals and strange, skittering horns, but the song’s beginning is classic: the singer’s making excuses not to answer the persistent knocking at his door, all set to acoustic guitar strum. Turns out the impatient visitor is madness. Priceless. (

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