Weed wraps up Victory Square In a whirlwind of distortion

Weed were a bit slow to start into their set at the Victory Square Block Party, possibly because the troupe had just rolled back into town from a performance in Seattle the night before.

The band launched into a distortion-dialling song cycle, referencing Pinkerton-era Weezer and Dinosaur Jr. The latter was compounded by furiously fuzzed-out guitar tones and singer Will Anderson offering up a low-key though melodious mumble when not delivering voice-cracking cries.

Also, you'd be forgiven for thinking the ball of hair on bass was Cousin It's hipster cousin, but that's actually band member Hugo Noriega. The more you know...

Gregory Adams is filing items of interest from the Victory Square Block Party.

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