WEATHER »
Heavy Trash

Heavy Trash


Heavy Trash

Going Way Out with Heavy Trash


Yep Roc Records; September 2007

The hep and hip Heavy Trash belts out a baker’s dozen of trashy tunes dipped liberally in blues, rockabilly, grime, and rock. On this release, Heavy Trash has better luck escaping the particular cul-de-sac in which they’ve found themselves on prior albums, meaning the duo of Jon Spencer and Matt Verta-Ray are expanding their palette. There are more actual songs to sink your teeth into, as opposed to the outbursts of shake and sizzle that encompassed most of their previous works. Spencer’s enthusiasm, as always, is contagious. The psychobilly sounds of Going Way Out will no doubt make you want to sport grease and wingtips and jump around like a teenaged boy. And these are good things, right?

To submit a comment on this article, email letters@independent.com or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email tips@independent.com.



Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Names New Interim Executive Director

Lisa Murphy Rivas replaces Victoria Juarez, the new CEO at Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation.

Direct Relief Steps into Fire Effort

Highway 101 to the south opens; death toll at Camp Fire rises.

New Insights on Butterfly Migration Revealed

Monarch migrating from Oregon to Santa Barbara found to be breeding out of season, a first in ...

Water Managers, County Wrangle Over Lake Cachuma Supply

In some ways, the South Coast is in a worse drought fix than in 2014.

Brooks Is Back

UCSB PaCE to offer two Brooks courses this winter.