Sun City Girls

Dante's Disneyland Inferno

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Sun City Girls drummer Charles Gocher leads the show on Dante's Disneyland Inferno, not for his usual ethnic percussion battery, but for his deadpan mutterings as lead storyteller. Thirty-five songs that chronicle his twisted visions are backed by acoustic clutter from Alan Bishop, whose 11-minute stream-of-consciousness spiel "The Geography of the Swastika" is outstanding. Sun City Girls don't appear as the psychedelic rock band of Torch of the Mystics in this sequence; it's more like the absurd theater of Jacks Creek, where Kurt Weill meets William S. Burroughs and the two set about composing depraved children's songs.

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