Many of Tuba Skinny’s songs have a musical pivot point near the end. A common pattern is for the instruments in the band to take turns with solo riffs for three or four minutes until a clear moment near the end, usually marked by a washboard riff.
As the roughly 20-second washboard riff in the example below (called “Shake It And Break It”) completes, suddenly — in a kind of joyous blossoming (or musical orgasm!) — the entire band amps up the volume and plays all together in a sustained blast of joy.
The happiness is irresistible!
Check it out: the washboard riff starts at about 2 min 50 seconds, then ends and the orgasm erupts at exactly 3 minutes and 10 seconds …
Here’s another perfect example, “Big Boat.” Washboard riff starts at 3 minutes 54 seconds, orgasm at 4 minutes 10 seconds: