The Belle Jar- Union Station
Mar 5, 2014
Zach Hill has added another solid project to his body of musical endeavors. Going solo this time, Zach’s new release Face Tat can be ferocious, soulful, and funky all in the same song. The lyrics are all written by the ex-Hella drummer, but he receives help on guitar from Randy Randall and Nick Reinhart. The album is highly experimental and often psychedelic, and it features an impressive list of contributors.
"The Primitives Talk" is a softer, more melodic introduction to the album, while tracks like “The Sacto Smile” and “House of Hits” bring a heavier and more frantic attack. Zach’s extreme level of skill on the drums is the only thing that remains constant on this album, tying together the keyboard lines, punk riffs, and whimsical vocals.
Listen to the psychedelic masterpiece "The Primitives Talk":