If you’re curious about Swirlies’ discography, point your browser to rcarchives.com/swirlies and meander through the comprehensive list assembled by Tutunjian and Bernick. It includes every single/EP/studio/live/free MP3 album/etc. that the band has released, although its new 7-inch,
Swirlies’ Magic Strop: Orca Vs. Dragon
, doesn’t seem to have been added yet. Probably because the band members are so busy with their current Silver Ostrich Anniversary Tour, where they’re peeling paint, dusting rafters, buckling concrete, blistering the fair-skinned and generally tracking the cacophonous course they’ve taken since the first Bush administration. A quarter century on, Swirlies is still noisier than a hurricane blowing through a Guitar Center warehouse while offering the relative delicacy of an ironworker in velvet work gloves. Read more in this week's Sound Advice.
See Swirlies Friday at MOTR Pub. More info/tickets: motrpub.com .