Wednesday, March 14, 2012

New Jangle Discovery: Desario - Mixer

Desario is a Sacramento-based jangle rock band with excellent guitars, and hooks aplenty, throughout Mixer, their second record. I really enjoy the quick pace of "Develop Destroy", the big guitar hooks of opener "Cement Sneakers" and the jangle of "Call Out Your Rivals" and "Occasional Monsters" - that one's got a really nice hook in the intro. The band consists of John Conley (vocals / guitar), Jim Rivas (drums / percussion), Mike Yoas (guitar / synths), and Mike Carr (bass).

Here's the video for "Victoria Island":

You can learn more, and buy it, at Test Pattern Records' website.

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