Ghettoblaster Magazine debuts The Head’s “Pebbles on the Ground,” calling it a “New Wave dreamer”

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The new EP from The Head is a rollicking, five-song crash course in fusing pop perfection with gritty, fuzzed-out rock and roll. With the three-chord Troggs-style simplicity of opener “Jesus” and the Midwestern indie-rock of “Raincoats”; with phased-out New Wave daydreamer ”Pebbles on the Ground” and would-be ’90s alternative anthem “It Ain’t Easy,” Millipedes is the unified vision of a band that knows its history, and a thing or two about reinventing it in the now.

Just ask the legendary artists who have taken The Head under their wing—Big Star’s Jody Stephens, producer Mitch Easter (R.E.M., Pavement), John Vanderslice and Guided By Voices’ Doug Gillard to name a few. The band has also held their own on stages with the likes of Primal Scream, Dream Syndicate’s Steve Wynn and garage rockers Those Darlins, and have been spotlighted by outlets such as SPIN, Magnet and PopMatters.

The story of The Head is the dream of so many aspiring kids jamming out in their garages across the nation, and with Millipedes (out Nov. 13), the band takes a big step forward. READ MORE…

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