Album Review: Chad Vangaalen - 'Diaper Island' Chad VanGaalen Tickets
Marrying psych guitar with moments of unhinged brilliance
Sweeter than its landfill-conjuring name suggests, ‘Diaper Island’ supplies the harsh guitar harmonics, reverb and claustrophobic atmosphere VanGaalen does best, but aligns them with some of his prettiest songs – ‘Heavy Stones’ is like Band Of Horses with a huge drug habit, while ‘Can You Believe It!?’ is messed-up psychedelic pop that channels Elephant 6’s most unhinged moments to thrilling effect. Well, they do say behind every VanGaalen is a good Women…
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