Why They Matter: They're Steve Albini's favorite new band — and it isn't hard to see why. The iconic studio whiz produced their new album Why I'd Try, a tinnitus-inducing blast of arty metal that Tool fans would totally dig.
You Should Know: The group slaved for weeks recording their debut album, only to ditch the sessions altogether and re-record the LP with Albini in just three days. (Read More)
GQ: Is there a young artist with integrity who inspires you today?
Albini: There was a band that came into the studio a while back called Grandfather.They were an art-rock band that organized the funding of their record through Kickstarter. They were really well rehearsed and came into the studio and knocked the record out in a couple of days...That's the kind of nimble, efficient behavior that was previously impossible when there was a corporate structure involved. It gives me confidence... (Read More)