Album: Special Snowflakes / Mama’s Lipstick
Genre: Post-punk, rock & roll, indie rock
Label: Exploding in Sound Records
The burned-out psychedelic grunge of Dripping still has its edge. When it was released, Pile were a band that I had heard but never seen live – a band that had played shows with favorites like Giraffes? Giraffes!. Featuring vocals that ring out like a northern Jeff Mangum, I loved the band instantly, but their songwriting was consistently good and yet not great.
On the 7″ of Special Snowflakes / Mama’s Lipstick, Pile has taken their game to …