Though we've seen the Jacuzzi Boys many times here, we had previously missed West Palm's the Jameses. They, like other bands who performed, haven't released anything on Florida's Dying, but were featured this weekend anyway. The Jamses wowed us, in the sense that we said "wow!" and got all excited.
Their lo-fi psychedelic pop music was super danceable, and seemed to me to be under-appreciated. The room was packed, but there wasn't enough physical reassurance going on there with the crowd. Someone bring them back to Dade. We want more. Their debut LP will be released this year on Captured Tracks.
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