As lethargic lo-fi garage pop goes, it’s not a terrible omen if you come from Lubbock, Texas—a place where we imagine there are many garages, tumbleweeds and hot dust for inspiration. It’s landlocked though so it doesn’t explain why it sounds like The Numerators recorded “City of Gold” underwater. Its tambourines and burbling lyrics are all druggy drowning and disorientation, rambling nowhere but doing so with purpose. This weekend they are playing a show at a place called “Whiskey Dix” so if you are in town… Whiskey Dix! Good times!
Download: The Numerators, “City of Gold”