Jacuzzi Boys

Jacuzzi Boys are quickly gaining critical mass on the national circuit, yet they've cleverly avoided the hype-overload of certain other South Florida breakout-acts-come-lately. The Boys attract only goodwill, no haterade, and for good reason. One, they've been playing together long enough to deserve success. Two, their sound is roughed up and ready to go, not polished in the sort of inoffensive iPod-commercial way that leads to bloated blog hype. Third, their shows always mean party time (or general crazy time — at past local shows, the Boys have continued to play, unbothered, while brawls erupted feet away).

Though the bandmates already played a celebratory hometown return a couple of weeks ago, this show still finds them basking in the glow of a recent successful national tour. A new seven-inch is due out soon on Mexican Summer, a New York-based label whose roster boasts other white-hot underground acts such as Best Coast, Kurt Vile, and Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti.


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