Fronted by the dual attack of DeAnna Avis – the girl with roots in Querétaro, Mexico and Marc Crane – the boy from Basildon, Essex. Muertos draw on influences from the darker end of the freakbeat and
garage psych scenes, delivering pulsating rhythms, swathing guitar drones and haunting harmonies.
With influences coming from The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Kills, The Raveonettes and The Black Angels, Muertos are ready to make their mark.
Consisting of four tracks and opening with ‘Ballroom Spritzer’ – a fuzz layered track that builds like a B52 taking off before looping its way into your consciousness. Proceeded by ‘Black Box’, the video to
which was recorded in a woodland at 2am with only torchlight for company, with its distinct Tarantino-esq western feel shining through. Think Spindrift, with a feminine touch: youtube.com/muertosband
. The melodic ‘Snakes’ haunts with its atonal riff and slithering drum arrangement. The EP is rounded off with ‘Write to the Devil’, an experiment in lingering garage rock guitar and vocal swoon.
The record comes in a very special package, designed by Marc Crane himself, and is pressed on white with red splatter vinyl. Includes download.