Ducks Unlimited Get Bleak (ep) Bobo Integral Records I haven’t been this hooked on a simple little four-song EP for some time – but I can’t stop listening to Get Bleak, the debut set from Toronto-based Ducks Unlimited.
Engine Summer Indiana (ep) Engine Summer They’re back with more great blasts of clever pop songwriting that seems to come from post-punk (Wire) and the cool indie music of the 90s (Pavement) and the early 00s (The Strokes) but just as likely comes from a deep well within. Three Chicago-ans – Ben Kostecki (bass/vocals), Ryan Ohm (drums/vocals) and Jeremy Marsan (guitar/vocals) – […]
Introducing the brand new video clip for Jezebel by Engine Summer. Engine Summer’s album, Trophy Kids is available now. You gotta hear this thing – so, so good, a glorious, infectious blast of 90s indie-pop with throwbacks to 60s garage rock – short, sharp, hooky, catchy. It’s everything good pop music should be. Whether you’re in with the in […]
Engine Summer, Trophy Kids (2017) When I (recently) reviewed this album I wrote “Engine Summer is a three-piece out of Chicago and Trophy Kids is a ripper of a record” – and, at first, I wanted to leave it there. Because, you see, the band writes short, sharp blasts of power-pop; all angles. But I […]
Engine Summer Trophy Kids Records DK Engine Summer is a three-piece out of Chicago and Trophy Kids is a ripper of a record. I almost want that to be the review. The songs are short, and only tell you what you need to know, so that would be fair enough as a review then right?