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Take A Sip Of Magic Milk

By Sarah Cobarrubias in Arts & Entertainment on Jan 11, 2012 4:00PM

Photo by Jim Newberry
Magic Milk is certainly a performance band—they play just about every venue they come across—but they’re not big on releasing recorded material. The local garage-rock project has mentioned the possibility of a new full-length studio album this year, but at least for now, they’re offering a taste of their new material with a 3-song EP titled Deep Stuff vol. 1.

Contrary to the title, there’s nothing deep or profound about this small collection of tracks. Instead, they’re lo-fi, carefree, jangly rock tunes with lots of distortion, howled vocals and attitude. The EP’s shining track is its opener, “Demolition Blue,” a scuzzy surf-rock song with seriously infectious feet-moving beats. Check it out for yourself. Deep Stuff is available to download through Bandcamp for a price of your choosing (including free). Browse around and you’ll find their older EPs free for download as well.

If you like what you hear, you can catch Magic Milk perform live this Friday at the Crown Tap Room. We’ve seen them play a few times at loft and warehouse shows, and each time was an invigorating experience—loud, sweaty and delightfully unruly. Also performing Friday will be psych-garage rockers Bad Cop out of Nashville and local punk act Wishgift.

Magic Milk plays Friday, January 13 at the Crown Tap Room, 2821 N Milwaukee, 9 p.m., 21+