by Gerry Mak in New Music on Monday 13 April 2009

Once upon a time, sloppy, out-of-tune, marginally talented basement bands with limited resources had little hope of making a dent in the music scene, local or otherwise. These days, those kinds of bands are among the most interesting and talked about, as Portland’s Eat Skull prove. The four piece plays drunken, chaotic, blown-out songs that sound like karaoke versions of pop and psych classics blasted through Marshall stacks.