The Lei Men release Beach Face EP

The Lei Men - Beach Face EP

First off, it's a good band name. A pretty normal sounding surf band name until you say it aloud and realize the pun.

The Lei Men have a small handful of covers here, but manage to make each of them sound unique. While everybody else is trying to see who can shred Misirlou at warp speed, they prefer to just warp, even taking it slower and in a more psychedelic direction. Their cover of Travis Wammack's "Scratchy" has all sorts of new sounds going on, but like the original still sounds playfully off-kilter. "Unto the Barrel" is, as far as I know, their own composition and is probably the most progressive track, more jammy in structure,

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