Northern Transmissions’ ‘Song of the Day’ is “Boys Like Blood” by Jacuzzi Boys. The track is off the band’s latest release Ping Pong, now…Read More
Given their unabashedly lo-fi aesthetic, their predilection for psychedelia, and their old-school pop sensibilities, the Jacuzzi Boys sound like direct descendants of 1960s garage rock. Although they might sound like they could’ve appeared on the original Nuggets compilation, the Jacuzzi Boys are most definitely a product of the 21st century; Gabriel Alcala (guitar) and Diego Monasteri (drums) teamed up to form the Jacuzzi Boys in Miami, Florida in 2007. Bassist Danny Gonzales was brought on board soon after to round out the group’s sound, and the newly formed trio quickly attracted the attention of the Orlando, Florida-based indie label Florida’s Dying (at the time home to a number of like-minded acts, including Personal and the Pizzas and Dead Luke). the Jacuzzi Boys’ debut full-length on that label, No Seasons, was released in 2009. The band’s profile enjoyed a healthy boost following some favorable media coverage (the band’s 2009 split 7″ with Woven Bones was featured on Pitchfork) and an endorsement from none other than Iggy Pop, who dropped the band’s name in an interview with Urban Outfitters, and it wasn’t long before they found themselves on the roster of Hardly Art. the Jacuzzi Boys’ sophomore album, Glazin’, was released in August of 2011.
Miami band Jacuzzi Boys have returned. The trio will release their fourth full-length, Ping Pong October 21 via their own label Mag Mag. The band relocated to the…Read More
Danny Gonzales shares his five favourite albums with Northern Transmissions, Some of his picks include “Exile On Main Street” by The Rolling Stones”, “New York Dolls” by ‘The New York Dolls’ and “Rocket To Russia” by ‘The Ramones’. Jacuzz Boys’ new self titled album is now out on Hardly Art Records.Read More
I’m not sure that we want to put out any 7″s for the time being, haha. They are fun to do, and we have five or six songs finished that I really would like to get out soon. We did a song for a Seth Rogen movie, that was pretty cool.Read More
Miami rockers Jacuzzi Boys join Sub Pop brother-in-(guit)arms King Tuff and self-identified King of the Beach Wavves for a massive nationwide tour, kicking off…Read More
King Tuff’s 2013 just keeps on movin’, without a stop in sight, as though there was nothing to it! Kyle and company kick off…Read More
Hailing from Miami, home of Gloria Estefan, booty bass and South Beach, Jacuzzi Boys brazenly defy geographic expectation with the monumental guitar-driven rock on their upcoming LP, Jacuzzi Boys, out September 10th through Hardly Art.Read More