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I’ve kept an eye on Baltimore’s Dope Body since they released the furious noise-punk album Nupping in 2011. The four dudes in the group have since cleaned up quite a bit without disrupting the quaking sludge-funk that factors so prominently into their sound; last year’s Natural History has all the passion and aggression of the band’s harsh first recordings sans the sometimes overbearing distortion.
Earlier this week Dope Body dropped a new seven-inch single called Saturday, and today’s 12 O’Clock Track is the A-side cut, “Leather Head.”