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AUDIO: Velocihamster – “Protection”

Velocihamster recently covered Massive Attack’s “Protection.” Bringing a metallic psychedelia feel to a trip hop classic, the song enlists Megan Williamson on vocals, Evan Paydon on upright bass and Matthew Rhyner on drums. Velocihamster delivers a stunning lap steel tribute that will send you on a top-down desert drive under the summer heat.

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AUDIO: Velocihamster – “Balls to the Wall”

Velocihamster, the world’s only lap steel metal band, are out with their sophomore album. Entirely instrumental, the nine-track record has fierce attitude and well-oiled vitality. Featuring two covers, “Misirlou” by Dick Dale and “First Tube” by Phish, each tune is akin to elegantly strange imagery but also eccentric fun. With prog and math rock components, Sean Williamson has said that

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