They’ve sewn garage rock’s sloppy, swampy howlings to wiry, economical punk
This little 2-tracker 7″ from London England’s Cosines has the right pomp, the right stomp, the right chomp, and now I’m a chump for their charms.
Seattle’s La Luz have a definite beach blanket bingo vibe, especially if the beach in question is located somewhere in Twin Peaks with the ghosts of crackly 50s doo-wop & 60s girl-group singles echoing from someone’s AM radio.
This is the vibrant howl and clatter of the underground in 2013
In my perfect world, everyone would be giddy about the fact that you can now get your hands on a copy of a re-released Chin Chin LP at a reasonable price.
Man or Astro-man? do their thing and while they didn’t create surfy sci-fi rock they definitely set the bar for everyone else who tries to be judged against.
Sun, fun, shorts, shades, the beach, the party never stops and the caring never starts.
They are parts c86 a la Shop Assistants, tender jangle pop a la The Sundays, at times even a bit dreamy like Lush. I just want them to find their American side and fuck shit up bit and let loose.
Bam! Bam! are a couple of Oakland scrumpers sent here to take our apple-sized rock’n’roll hearts.
This Red Pens single caught me off guard.