Elizondo helped give these songs their overtly modern sheen, however there’s nonetheless a number of historical past being funneled into the songs themselves. Yates likes to tweak lyrics from outdated funk hooks (by the Delfonics, and Sly and the Household Stone) whereas his bandmates conjure ghosts out of an outdated Case Logic CD binder (Rage In opposition to the Machine, Jane’s Dependancy, 311, Quicksand, Orange 9mm, Incubus, extra). The band’s hardcore fluency is even deeper, genuflecting earlier than the ancients (say, Bad Brains) whereas nonetheless channeling the big-hearted zest of newer lesser-knowns (say, Mental). However in the end, Yates has an eardrum made from bubble gum, and he loves to cover acquainted melodies in his interstitial whoa-whoas, stealthily borrowing from large pop stars who, in a very litigious world awful with narcs, shall go unnamed right here.
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