KENT STATE / DOLEFUL LIONS - SPLIT TAPE
Kent State started as a side project of Deep Sleep guitarist Nick and his girlfriend Emma. Last year they released three eps; Spahn Ranch, Challenger and Walk Through Walls displaying their love of short songs, Guided By Voices, lo-fi psychedelic garage punk and noisy 90's shoegaze. Kent State recently moved to LA and recruited dudes from Knife Fight, Tear It Up and the Love Below to assemble a live band.Doleful Lions are highly prolific lo-fi indie pop from Chicago and have been releasing records since the late 90's. On this release Kent State do a Charles Manson cover and two originals featuring their trademark psychedelic death pop sound. DL bring two new originals to the table that are easily some of the best songs of their career!