Brooklyn band Grooms formed when Travis Johnson, Emily Ambruso, and Gabriel Wurzel changed their band’s name from Muggabears in the spring of 2009. Starting with the standard vocals/guitar/bass/drums lineup and adding bursts of reverb and distortion, Grooms’ music contains Polvo-esque jagged frenzy, the winding guitar lines of Pavement, and Sonic Youth’s washes of noise — often all within the same song. In October of 2009 the band released its first album, Rejoicer, a ten-song full-length, on the effects pedal company Death by Audio’s record label (in whose factory Johnson worked, and in whose next-door music venue Ambruso used to work). In 2010 Grooms played the South by Southwest music festival in March, and in June drummer Wurzel left, replaced by Jim Sykes (Marnie Stern, Parts & Labor). Grooms also switched to the Kanine record label which re-released Rejoicer. The band’s second full-length Prom was recorded at several different studio and home-recording locations throughout the East Coast and was released in July of 2011.

GROOMS STREAM ENTIRE NEW ALBUM "INFINITY CALLER" OUT NOW ON WESTERN VINYL JOIN CLINIC ON US TOUR DATES

Grooms Stream Entire New Album

Grooms’ latest LP, Infinity Caller, is out now on Western Vinyl.You can also stream the entire LP right now. The band is currently in the process of finalizing a fall tour so stay tuned for additional shows after their East Coast run with Clinic.

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GROOMS ANNOUNCE "INFINITY CALLER" LP + SHARE FIRST SINGLE, album coming out September 3 on Western Vinyl

Grooms Announce New LP + Share Single

Western Vinyl is elated to announce their latest signing. On September 3, 2013 Brooklyn-based saltwarts, Grooms, will release their latest LP, Infinity Caller. Harking back to the peak of boisterous guitar-driven indie rock in its heyday,

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