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CoSigns at CMJ Music Marathon 2012

on October 23, 2012, 12:01am
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Caddywhompus

cmj 2012 2 CoSigns at CMJ Music Marathon 2012

Photo by Jeremy D. Larson

Big Snow Buffalo Lodge – Thursday, 10:00 p.m. – In my ongoing obsession with watching some of the best drummers beat the hell out of their kit, Caddywhompus aligns real nice. Sean Hart buries his head in his kit and together with Chris Rehm on guitar and vocals, they dug out the poppiest gems from the noise-rock genre. It’s like if Japandroids drank half as much at music school, but with the same amount of grit and fun still coming through. On the tiny stage at the Big Snow Buffalo Lodge in Brooklyn, they balanced high brow riffs and time signatures with a low brow metal-club edge –the kind of edge that made two dudes try to start a mosh pit in a tiny room of about 25 people. It can make you move, if you ever want to close your jaw from marveling at the teamwork and musicianship of the two.  -Jeremy D. Larson

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