Wussy - Forever Sounds: Wussy by name, but certainly not by nature

Wussy - Forever Sounds

Wussy - Forever Sounds

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Cincinnati's Wussy was once described as "the best band in America since they released the first of their five superb albums in 2005".

That adulation came from none other than Robert Christgau, one of the most respected voices in the world of music journalism, and 11 years after that initial release there's no reason to change that assessment.

Wussy by name, but certainly not by nature, their tracks are often swaggering, sometimes ferocious and very commonly prowl around like a caged tiger.

Lead single and album opener Dropping Houses is a prime example, bubbling away in a cauldron of influence containing ingredients akin to Sonic Youth and My Bloody Valentine.

A timeless style and carefully crafted longevity, these sounds could well last forever.