Label: Go-Kart Records - MTS.028 • Format: Vinyl LP Blue • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Post-Punk
When bands are described as sounding like s punk, generally the reviewers mean either the Ramones or the Sex Pistols.
The Los Angeles punk scene, an altogether more fractious and insular mix of noisy racket and political commentary, is increasingly airbrushed out of the official punk orthodoxy, even among present-day California bands like Green Daywho seem to take all their historical cues from points East.
Which makes it even more surprising that Scranton, PA's the Menzingers not only have a vintage first wave punk sound, they quite specifically recall L.
Even a cover of the Clash 's "Straight to Hell" a gutsy move considering how many Clash fans consider this dark, spooky dub possibly Joe Strummer 's finest five minutes ever is turned into a noisy rave-up; it's not a patch on the original, of course, but they deserve props for trying.
Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sir Yes Sir - The Menzingers - A Lesson In The Abuse Of Information Technology All Themes.
Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Track Listing. Alpha Kappa Fall Off a Balcony. Please Dont Do It - Dale Wright - Shes Neat: The Fraternity Sides Menzingers. Sir Yes Sir. A Lesson in the Abuse of Information Technology. Ave Maria. Coal City Blues. Even for an Eggshell. Richard Coury. Straight to Hell. The Clash. Victory Gin. Cold Weather Gear. Clap Hands Two Guns.
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