A taste of what's to come from the young Lincoln acid rockers.
by Jordan Minnick
came to the HN benefit show at the Zoo Bar March 11 equipped with freshly burned CDs for all. They must have left empty handed that night, especially after playing a great opening set to a pretty packed house.
My copy has a Sharpie-scribbled lonely cow (that has to be a cow, right?). Nice personal touch.
It's not a full album, but these tracks are perfect, vocalist/guitarist Derek Ouston told me.
He's not far off. The tracks prove to be cleaner than their 2010 self-titled EP
. There's more melodic vocals and some play with digital effects. They preserve their lo-fi and garage-y qualities while adding some shoegaze. Overall, there's more variation, even within each track itself. They compromise fuzzy-levels for polished blends. Limited free downloads are available at their Bandcamp page
1. Assassin of Youth
2. Captain Gideon
3. Pool Treats
The Vingins play the Bourbon Theatre at midnight Thursday, March 24 as a part of Lincoln Exposed, also underway at Duffy's and Zoo Bar Friday and Saturday, March 25-26. Get more bang for your buck with a $15 three-day pass (versus $7 for one day). Check out the full schedule
Jordan Minnick is Hear Nebraska's editorial intern. She thought it was interesting to be on the sober end of drunk conversations most of that Friday night at the Zoo Bar. She also says "Thanks!" for finally letting her into the show. She'll be interning this summer at The A.V. Club Austin. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.