Soldiers Of Fortune are a cracked mercenary “dirty dozen” type of outfit. Early Risers is a banging set of gnarly fuzzed jams featuring a core troupe of Mike Bones, Matt Sweeney, Kid Millions and Barry London of Oneida, Jesper Eklow (Endless Boogie) and the elusive Papa Crazee. Guest vocals from Cass McCombs and Stephen Malkmus amongst others on a freewheelin banger.
Some of it ambles along, country tinged rock and roll like the house band of some dive bar that nobody thought to call past - some of it truly stomps on pedals and kicks out the jams. Very Chill. ★ ★ ★ ★