Enticing me into thinking it should be some kind of sailor-era Modest Mouse album, the only thing nautical about this is the somewhat beachy feel to some of the tracks and there are few aggressive or yelpy vocals to speak of. Jazz and blues blended with a Hawaiian element and rounded out with some 50s rock stylings, you get an inoffensive album that’s catchy and easy to listen to, but one...
The Street Sliders (1983)
It’s been a long, rainy Monday. What better to end the day than a nice relaxing evening with a cup of tea and popping on a new record. Even if that record turns out to be mildly abrasive punk rock. One part Rolling Stones, one part a tightened up Sex Pistols, this is catchy punk rock for a bigger audience. That said, there’s still enough genuine swagger and roughness that you can...