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Top 27 albums of 2011 - December 20, 2011
Chris Rotolo
Rocket Surgery


16. Rocket Surgery by The Lost Patrol

The fresh scent of an acidic rain coated black top, your head huddled beneath the heaviest of hazes formed via the amalgamation of oceanic foam and a cool breeze washing over the coast, unsure of where you’ll end up or what will meet you around the next bend.  The uncertainty is a as comforting as the churning mist is captivating, and that’s what experiencing The Lost Patrol latest studio release, Rocket Surgery, is like. The cavernous collection of musical artistry and smoke smothered Surf-Rock numbers would suffice nicely in a late-night vampiric cabaret, no tracks more suited for such a stage than “This Road Is Long,” “Play With Fire,” and “Don’t Give Me Love” while “Dead Or Alive,” a twanged and meandering number, would have been swooped up by Robert Rodriguez to front his From Dusk ‘Til Dawn soundtrack, had it been penned prior to 1996.  Luckily, the Piermont, NY-based collective will have the chance to leave its own mark on a forthcoming creature feature titled Vamps, starring Alicia Silverstone, which is due out in 2012...







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