Gnomes of Zurich

Songs of Couch and Consultation [Single]

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A combination of buzzsaw guitars, distortion, and a hint of melody results in an eclectic hybrid of musical force otherwise known as Gnomes of Zurich. The arguably poor choice in band names aside, both sides of Songs of Couch and Consultation provide a thick, heavy layer of grinding bass leads and a lyrical dismay comparable to Big Black or the Jesus Lizard. And given their contorted cover of the Psychedelic Furs' "Dumb Waiters," the Gnomes of Zurich are easily analogical with a musical bomb that's set to explode.