July 4th, 2020

cyberinsekt

Nessie and her Beard - Nessie

At Doklands we love it when bands genuinely don't seem to know what they're doing. Naive outsiders doing what they can rather than what they should are the best. That's certainly the case with Santa Cruz-based Nessie and her Beard, who made a sort of droning atonal dream pop. It was multilayered lo-fi experimentation with the odd flash of beauty and brilliance, but mostly it was just very peculiar indeed, absolutely not the sort of thing you'd be doing if you knew your limitations. So hurrah for that, and hurrah for the fact that their music can still be heard 13 after it was recorded. Nessie comes from a 2007 album that's either called Bard or Bold Hard, and if you want to get past the wall of noise there's something that might almost be twee underneath.

Nessie and her Beard - Nessie
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