Knuckleball Express

Album Review of Knuckleball Express by The Howling Hex.

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Knuckleball Express

The Howling Hex

Knuckleball Express by The Howling Hex

Release Date: Apr 17, 2020
Record label: Fat Possum Records
Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock

74 Music Critic Score
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Knuckleball Express - Very Good, Based on 1 Critics

Pitchfork - 74
Based on rating 7.4/10

For a band who often looked like they had just rolled in from recording Exile on Main Street, Royal Trux were far too abstruse to be genuinely retro. But recent noises from Neil Hagerty--former/current/who knows? Royal Truck and now head honcho of the Howling Hex --have suggested a certain wistfulness in his dotage. "Rock and roll is what's missing in bands these days that take a generic approach to playing that's almost machine-like," he harrumphed to Rolling Stone, indulging the kind of ruefully nostalgic statement that Liam Gallagher would tape to the studio mood board.

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