Simo's eponymous 2011 recordis
workmanlike Psychedelic/Classic Rock with a good number of highlights,
including the acoustic-gone-full-throttle-Rock rush of “Young Man, Old
Man” and the boozy, midnight-hour-in-the-dive-bar Blues of “What's On
Ordinarily, Indie Rock, Halo and skating share a
whole heap of nothing in common. But for Wild Moccasins
vocalist/guitarist Cody Swann, each of those things has functioned as an
all-enveloping obsession at some point in his life.
Violent Affair reportedly came together to fill a local Street
Punk niche no one else was filling — “We felt like if you wanted to
hear a certain type of music, go and play it,” lead vocalist Dave
Williams wisely said in a 2012 interview.
The image on the front of The Lonely Wild's first
full-length is a sepia photo collage of skulls, rocks and mountainous scenery.
Before you even catch a note from the Los Angeles five-piece, that
cover's color scheme suggests that pensiveness and nostalgia will
probably be on the menu.