some momentum going behind a band is usually a challenging ordeal, involving
lots of tedious hard work and perseverance without any guarantee of success. In
certain rare cases though, things seem to move almost
Few bands seem to have more contempt for the structural formality of sheet music than San Francisco's Deerhoof, a trio whose rhythms waver with all the precociousness of lead singer Satomi Matsuzaki's schoolgirl voice. So it was with some irony that the first taste of Deerhoof's latest work was a single released as sheet music well before a recorded version surfaced.