Horace Pickett Play Nerd Rock for Devo Fans

Band: Horace Pickett

Release: Anatomy

Label: Self-released

Release date: Out now

Not to be confused with Horace Pinker or Wilson Pickett, Seattle's Horace Pickett are a nerd rock band with an affinity for 1980s new wave. Their third album is filled with quirky, angular songs that recall Devo above all else, but which also incorporates a broader range of influences too. "Phantom of Dance" could be a B-side from the Rocky Horror soundtrack, "Body Language" is a jazzy instrumental and they even have a saxophonist. You can check out a stream of the album after the jump.

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