The title track has a country Buzzcocks chassis, belting and bashing its way along. "Candy" pushes Gram Parsons type buttons, steel guitars sliding about in the background. "Cube" wigs out harder, but still has a boogie-woogie chug in the background. Sounds quite fun to play in this band; but I'm not hearing another precious.
It's laidback and I should like that; but so far, it's leaving me feeling pretty cold. And a little sleepy.
"Presence" doesn't really have a great deal going on either. The guitars sound bright and crunchy; but go nowhere, just slop about. I should enjoy that. Not today. Empty pedal-o-tronics. Even the Muppet drums at the beginning of "Animal" kicking off into New York Dolls rifforama does nothing to life my spirits. Well, maybe a bit.
Another time perhaps. Brooklyn has other business hidden up its gutters and aircon ducts.
Rating: Getting Nothing New out of Pedal Science