Dire Wolves Just Exactly Perfect Sisters Band – Lost Bolinas Sessions

If there was ever an artist that was perfect for a Bandcamp subscription, it’s Jeffrey Alexander. With a seemingly bottomless well of an archive with over 20 years’ worth of material from his solo ventures, various bands and side projects, you’ll certainly get the best bang for your hard-earned buck. Subscribers can gain access to brilliant exclusive archival records (both physical and digital) that often rival Alexander’s wider released content. The just announced Lost Bolinas Sessions record by the Dire Wolves Just Exactly Perfect Sisters Band is certainly a prime example of this.

Recorded in 2018 shortly after the instant-classics Grow Towards the Light and I Wasn’t Made for These Set Times with Glenn Donaldson of Skygreen Leopards and Red Pinks and Purples taking engineering duties, this is a mysterious and phantasmagoric record bristling with incinerating jams that flash and creep like mad auditory hallucinations.

Throughout the highly limited LP, the listener is treated to serrated acid guitar solos, haunting wails and violin moans that slither vigorously between the other instruments like a curious eel. This is Dire Wolves at the top of their game, completely unbridled and playing like as if they’re apart of some sort of ancient pagan ritual, sliding between reality and a trance-induced dream state. Check out a sample below:

If you want to hear more and be granted access to plenty more of Alexander’s secret trove of auditory gems and curios, then please consider becoming a subscriber today. Click here to read more about the subscription and to sign up right away.


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Published by Record Crates United

Keith Hadad, the creator and manager of RCU, has been a contributing writer to Elmore Magazine and Thewaster.com and maintains a regular column, “Keith Hadad’s Choice,” in Blicker magazine. His writing has also appeared in the Smithsonian Folkways' Guest Blog and the Optical Sounds Fanzine. Also, please check out the blog's super-active Instagram account, @recordcratesunited for daily blurb-styled music reviews.

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