|by Gillian G. Gaar|
Tacocat’s latest album is a sweet pop treat, with a sunny outlook seemingly bursting out of the speakers on every track. Or is that really the case? On This Mess is a Place, appearances can be deceiving, and there’s definitely a bit of sleight of hand going on here. The band’s effervescent songs sure get your toes tapping, but the lyrics burrow in your brain and leave something a little more disquieting behind.