One Sock Missing One Sock Missing is the record that broke the Grifters wide open to the indie rock world. Released in April, 1993, One Sock Missing received unbelievable positive critical & massive college radio acclaim. Spin magazine said, The Grifters play raw, stripped-down rock with a soft, electric magic. One Sock Missing cradles you with its understated, non-threatening power-delicate at times yet raging at others. New York Press described One Sock Missing as among the best of the year s slop-rock albums, growing on you the more you listen to it, like a choker vine winding its way around the gates of Graceland !!! As most of the Grifters output, One Sock Missing was recorded at Easley-McCain Studios in Memphis helped put the now famous studio on the map for bands like Wilco, Pavement, Sonic Youth, the Breeders, Jeff Buckley, the White Stripes, & Guided by Voices. Massive touring with Fugazi, Guided by Voices, Strapping Fieldhands, Superchunk, Rocket from the Crypt, & Flaming Lips cemented the Grifters as one of the top bands of the 90s indie rock world.