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LISTEN: Snack Family - 'Long Pig'
Luke Turner , May 7th, 2014 08:36

Raunchy London trio stream track from upcoming Belly EP

Perhaps the best way to describe Snack Family is dirty; their music oozes with bleeting baritone sax accompanying rhythms that couldn't pass a breathalyser test, combined with gruff vocals that draw instant comparisons to any number of blues shouters. Despite being London-based, the band's aesthetic is aimed directly at America's southern regions; “this is music that gets right back to the heartlands” they say.

Get a taste (being the operative word) of the group's new EP Belly, out on May 19, with 'Long Pig', which opens with math-y syncopation set against a snaking baritone sax line that weaves around the beat, making for a solid jerkiness that finds an unlikely middle ground between Battles and The Birthday Party. The EP will also be released on a limited run of 150 hand-numbered CDs featuring original artwork from Drew Millward; head to the band's website for more details.

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