they draw inspiration from occupational comas, near-death experiences, bad habits, awkward silences, high anxiety, girls, long lines, pbr, and gbv. Gatsby blends shouted harmonies, chiming guitars, and a rapid-fire yet melodic assault punctuated with sudden bursts of noise and picture-perfect pop hooks. the result has earned comparisons to Husker Du, Heatmiser, Guided by Voices, the Feelies, Das Damen and other classic indie rock bands. A more balanced affair than the 5-Songs EP (2003), Floods + Fires is a dynamic set that pits the band's penchant for noisy, double-time, indie-rock assaults against slower-tempo pop, quiet melodies, and hints of twang. In the end, Floods + Fires is about conflict and the energy that conflict creates...and ultimately takes away. Read more on Last.fm.
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