Man Dicktations make a lot of noise! But listen closely; they also have quite an ear for melody. This is super-fuzzed out garage punk a la Black Lips, with the hooky stylings of Pavement. Think Weezer played full blast on blown out speakers.
Dicktations have their first full length record H*CKHOUND, coming out on tape via King Pizza Records on December 13th, but you can check them out below with their brand new video.
We got the skinny from guitarist/vocalist Miguel Gallego.
People say we sound like…
The dying cry of Ancient Beasts
Brian Thorn – guitar, vox
Miguel Gallego – guitar, vox
Jon Riemer – bass
Alex “Hex” Drivanos – drums
Beth “Rude Egg” Rudig – head art director
We are originally from…..
Bergen County, NJ
Who are some that have an influence on your sound?
The Replacements, GBV, Weezer, The Wrens
The first time we all decided to get together and make some music…
Was when Alex and his friends crashed a party at Château Gallego.
Books we recommend …
The Tome of the Infernal, Das Kapital, Giovanni’s Room, To The Lighthouse
Our craziest gig ever was….
This show at the Penn Haven Co Op with the Dolts. Everyone just made out a lot, with each other. We made out. The Dolts made out with each other. We made out with the Dolts. Randos with randos. Then we went to McDonalds
If you could pick any time to travel back to for music, where would you go and what year would it be….
Growing up, at home we listened to…..
The sounds of cicadas and the gurgling rivers of ennui.
What tunes are on heavy rotation for you…
Hallelujah – Prefab Sprout
What A Fool Believes – The Doobie Brothers
Looking For The Magic – Dwight Twilley Band
If you could open for any band right now who would that be and why?
Cheap Trick on the Kiss Cruise
When you are touring and have some time off , where could we find you…
Perusing the Tome. Snackin
The one thing we want you to remember while you’re listening to us….
It is always the Season of Ciroc