Release Date: Oct 19, 2008
Record label: Transmission Entertainment
Genre(s): Indie, Rock
Austin, Texas natives White Denim have enjoyed the privilege of being SXSW’s buzz band for two consecutive years. With a less-is-more aesthetic, the three-piece lineup has garnered comparisons from the White Stripes to Pavement, all the while earning equal notoriety for their electric live shows. But this post-punk-psychedelic-blues trio, already two EPs into their career, is looking to move beyond "buzz band" with their first full length LP, Exposion.
Right off the bat on Exposion, it’s hard to pin White Denim down. The first riff could be one jagged and broken guitar line. Or it could be a breakneck, two-guitar interplay. Or it could be samples of guitar notes cobbled together to make a fractured riff. It’s broken down and crackled enough ….