December 29th, 2008

The Boston Phoenix

Thaww, Yeah
Matt Parish, Phoenix Staff

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It’s been awhile since Kevin Micka blessed us with a full-on ANIMAL HOSPITAL record. Like, 2004? Really? We’ve been watching his Flickr account for evidence of studio work for a while now. Solo recording stints in Oakland, San Francisco, Boston, and West Virginia (in a deserted old bank on the Ohio River) are finally going to see the light of day — Micka and his Frankensteinian setup of homespun drum loops and spider-webbing guitars will fill out two gloriously layered and dreamlike full-length records this year. The first, Good or Plenty, Streets and Avenues, comes out January 30 on Mutable Sound. The second, Memory, comes out March 3 on Barge Recordings.

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