Robert Wm. Gomez's

Sympathy Sessions

Artist: 
Oblivians
Format: 
CD
Rating: 
9

This CD compiles all the Oblivians' Sympathy for the Record Industry records on one CD. There are quite a few "hits" here including "I'm Not a Sicko There's a Plate in my Head" and "Memphis Creep." The Oblivians play noisy, minimal, rootsy (but not retro) sounding punk rock. They are one of the few 90s era garage bands that still holds up. Listening to this again I am surprised by how similar Greg O's vocals sound to David Yow's legendary crooning.