Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Most recent release, The Barrens 2003-2013 (compilation, 2018)
Flaming Lips, Mercury Rev, Pixies, My Bloody Valentine
Recommended first album:
The Barrens is the first we've heard
Digital and vinyl only; see The Barrens' Bandcamp page
Debbie Chou—vocals, keyboards, bass, percussion
Nick Tardi—bass (2, 7)
The Barrens make psychedelic pop that recalls the Flaming Lips and Mercury Rev on this album. They do the quiet/loud/quiet thing that the Pixies mastered so well.
Thanks to Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry.
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