The Paris, France, based alt-rock band Problematic Jam is formed of David Haircut (Vocals / Guitar / Bass), Dim Shot C. (Bass / Guitar) and Fortune Theiler (Drums / Vocals).
Like a motorway pile-up Problematic Jam collide sounds one into the other in apparent abandon but, from the carnage, emerges a sound that makes you want to hit replay immediately. While there are semblances of formulaic chorus – verse -bridge the quartet don’t take those too seriously, preferring to allow the music to spread its wings organically landing wherever there is space and they seem to have the knack of landing right-side up each step of the way.
The grumbling fuzziness suddenly makes way for crystal clear clarity only for an opaque cataract to blur as quickly. The bass generally sits on the thickest string, which isn’t stretched too tightly as percussion rattles away furiously. Guitar may appear from any direction whilst vocal ranges from hidden noises-off to point of principal.
Problematic Jam formed a few years ago and there is little more pleasure than settling back into the catalogue of a hundred or so songs to take the mind on the whimsical journey of independent presentation by a most assuredly independent minded trio.
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