The band's latest, And This Is Our Music, represents the apotheosis of this approach. The album drifts sonorously over musical landscapes with an expertly calibrated mix, from the reverb/surf-guitar underpinnings of "When Jokers Attack" and its majestic, Oasis-sized arrangement of the instrumental "You Look Great When I'm Fucked Up," whose Ennio Morricone C&W is fueled by singing saw, wind-blown guitar ambiance, and haunting piano resembling a distinctly more parched Mojave 3. Hard to pin down, but easy to flow with, Brian Jonestown Massacre goes down easy, like spiked purple Kool-Aid.
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