ALBUM: Castrovalva – We Are A Unit

Whether Castrovalva took their name from the Escher lithograph or the Doctor Who series is unclear. What is certain is that this band’s output, which sounds like it’s been brewed up in Satan’s oily tar pits to bubble out through one of BP’s catastrophes, is as murky as hell. “We Are A Unit” is a bizarre mix of metal roaring and riffing, Bee Gees style falsetto and hip hop. It frequently sounds like a stoned, uncontrolled jam that’s... Read More