Album Review - Deerhoof, 'La Isla Bonita'

Monday, November 3, 2014 at 5:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music   Always avant-garde and a little cheeky, San Francisco’s Deerhoof have made their most accessible record yet. La Isla Bonita (Polyvinyl) files down their quirks without rendering them dull. The spastic drums of Greg Saunier and the wormy riffs of guitarists John Dietrich and Ed Rodriguez are ever present— but they veer off the track less often than past offerings.   Vocalist Satomi Matsuzaki still plays up her dolly-cute delivery on Deerhoof’s 12th album. The dawning of the... READ MORE