At the same time, the band has
tweaked its approach, as Lynn set aside his guitar to concentrate on his
frontman skills at the mic. This has allowed Glistovski to take up the
guitar slack and become more inventive, which has subsequently tightened
up the Ittle/Lambchop rhythm section.
Everything Akron/Family does is patently fascinating,
wildly evocative and compellingly mysterious. The Brooklyn, N.Y.,
collective assembled more than a decade ago and
quickly became a central element of the Williamsburg scene.
Officially, Philadelphia-rooted Psychedelic/Garage Rock outfit Purling Hiss consists of three members, but the brain stem of the whole affair is undoubtedly singer/guitarist Mike Polizze. The project is the
product of Polizze messing around with a grab bag of elements, from
sound levels to white noise to the song structures.