Fort Worth's garage-rock combo The Cut*Off is heading back into the studio later this month to work on the band's third full-length effort. The as-yet-untitled disk is being recorded with Salim Nourallah at Pleasantry Lane Studio and three tracks are already in the can.
But it might be a somewhat different sound for the band, which recently welcomed a new drummer, Josh Berthume. Originally from Boston, Josh attended the renowned Berklee College of Music. Should be interesting to see how well an actual well-trained musician like Berthume will fit in with the enjoyable, unwashed rabble of The Cut*Off...
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