The Mermers release Get Swell Soon

The Mermers - Get Swell Soon

This is the debut EP from this Gainesville foursome. From the beginning I get a strong Ghastly Ones vibe, but as the record progressed I think they started to slip a bit more into their own sound. The organ work on this is a lot of fun, especially on "Party Grave" and "Blood Barrel". The guitar sometimes gives me some early Man or Astro-man flashbacks, but on the whole they don't compare that closely. With long track lengths (for surf) and some distinct mid-song changes, this sometimes plays out like a prog record by surf musicians with songs being journeys rather than the say-your-piece-then-finish style of trad surf. 

From the looks of things, this is bandcamp only. Give it a listen!

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