Song of the Day: The Gutter Twins

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

This duo does a lot with a little, going far beyond the blues-rock normally associated with two dudes playing guitar and drums. Saturnalia is dark, almost gothic, in tone, with organs and violin giving even more straighforward testimonials about good and evil an eerie twist. That's evident on "Circle the Fringes," with a creepy-crawly background of a horror movie climax and vocals that borrow heavily from Tom Waits and other tortured troubadors.