The lead-off track to our new album tells the story of downed airman in WWII Europe, all of it packed into a mere 2 minutes and 30 seconds. Introducing the official music video for “Hopscotch Gunner“.
NYC Taper recorded our live show at Mercury Lounge last Friday, and claims to have “caught a pretty strong whiff of some of the better post-grunge bands, especially the mostly-forgotten Harvey Danger.” Click here to listen to the full set or even just a couple of select tracks.
Impose Magazine published an interview with Hank and detailed review of our new LP, calling it “a rich array of narratives and tales from life’s front lines [that] yields new discoveries with every listen”.
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Another song premiere, this one courtesy of Artist Direct. Check out “Made-for-TV Movie”, which was originally our attempt at writing a Smithereens song. It turned into something different entirely.
Indie rock king-makers KEXP in Seattle have officially added our new album to their charts. We’re right alongside new records by The Drums, Lucinda Williams, Robert Plant and U2. “Pleasant Living in Planned Communities” comes out 09/30/14.
New York Music Daily has published the most extensive and glowing review to-date for our new LP, saying we “play anthemic, four-on-the-floor meat-and-potatoes rock narratives with great lyrics… It’s a collection of character sketches among the down-and-out… Memorable stories and brilliant tunesmithing”. Click here to read the full review.
Pleasant Living in Planned CommunitiesBuy digitally through iTunes
Our third LP! This album’s cast of desperate characters includes a downed airman in WWII Europe, a 21st Century soldier returning home from battle, and a transient gay hustler whose youthful looks are weathering with age.
“Anthemic indie rock with a punk rock kick” – KEXP in Seattle