Sometimes we just have a good feeling about a musical group. They’ve got that it, which could be a number of different “it” characteristics, but they’ve got one of them. It makes you put that musician or musicians on a pedastal, “they’re going to make it.”

These tracks from this robust LA unit have a strong “it” about them. It’s so large of an “it” that it barely fit in The Van. Of course they always end up fitting in The Van. It’s a very special phenomenon, and when it occurs in conjunction with the discovery of something that might just have that special it on its own, well, that’s something, isn’t it…