Review: The Hives Kick Us in Our Chilljuevos

This one’s been out for a minute, but we never got around to sharing our SPIN review of Lex Hives. There’s an excerpt (below). And here’s the rest of it.

A fresh album [is just] 12 excuses to get the band back out on the road so they can deliver what live guitar music needs in the Chillwave Era: a hearty kick to the mid-pelvis, to that spot where balls go when they’re not being used.