By Irwin Swirnoff
THEE OH SEES
CARRION CRAWLER/THE DREAM
(In The Red)
It's very easy to take things for granted in San Francisco, and in many ways that's been the demise of so many amazing things in this city; we forget to applaud, support, and revel in the magic when it's here, only to lament it when it's taken away. Thee Oh Sees are on fire, this is their second full length of the year. Their work ethic is as charged as the songs that fill this record. Something happens when you listen to Carrion Crawler/The Dream, you blast it loud and then you begin to move, and sweat, and get out of your head and into your body and feel so raw and alive. Don't take them for granted; they are the best rock band on the planet right now. See videos after the jump.
Pretty amazing, the band's whole set at New Parish:
Or if you prefer a quicker snippet of Thee Oh Sees live:
Or just want to hear a track off Carrion Crawler/The Dream, here's "Heavy Doctor:"