Monday, January 11, 2010

Medication - This Town

This is the debut LP from young Mikey Hyde, a New Milford, Connecticut resident who writes, performs and records all his own music, locked away in a bathroom somewhere apparently.

Medication is at its core a sort of 60’s style folksy pop, but it’s drenched in so much reverb and home-made basement fuzzy distortion that it takes on a more artsy, edgy tone.

Indeed, as you listen to This Town two things becomes evident. First, based on the crackling nuts and bolts you hear on every track, Hyde was quit possibly in danger of starting a fire or being electrocuted as he jury rigged this project together. And second, that this is a really talented guy, both in songwriting and song craft.

Hyde has gotten a few people together to help him play the LP live and taken Medication on tour along with Dutchess & the Duke. There are only a few dates left so if they are coming near you be sure to check ‘em out and buy their swag.

Jan 12 - Sneeky Dee's - Toronto, ON
Jan 13 - Majestic - Detroit, MI
Jan 14 - Calvin College - Grand Rapids, MI
Jan 15 - Grog Shop - Cleveland, OH
Jan 16 - Wexner Center For the Arts - Columbus, OH
Jan 17 - Ottobar - Baltimore, MD

This Town
(Hozac, 2009)
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