From the psychedelic noise and washed out guitar that opens the track to the dreamy, almost Stereolab-ish meets vocals, Alligators bite you with “Where Does It Hide.” They are, to be sure, psychedelic pop. One can hear the Beach Boys in elements, but there is a modern sound as well. . Just to cover their bases they throw in some rock, heavy on the drum and bass. Psychedelic elements and borderline 80′s synth and rhythm guitar provide punctuation. ” Sometimes pulling from so many places works for the song and sometimes it doesn’t but overall it is a good song with a great melody.
Alligators will be releasing Piggy & Cups in April. It was recorded Death Cab For Cutie’s studio in Seattle and “in the comfort of Alligators’ own home.” Alligators drummer, Kit Arper, started up Applehouse Records to nationally release Piggy & Cups. That’s commitment to the art