Eureka California at Power of Pop

Background
Hailing from Athens, Georgia, Eureka California is a self-described ‘catchy garagey rock and roll band’.  Eureka California has existed in some form or fashion since 2007, but closer to this version since 2010 viz. Jake Ward – guitar/vocals & Marie A. Uhler – drums. Versusis the duo’s third LP.

Strengths
Straightforward alt-rock songs that recall 90s ‘slacker’ rock. Every song sounds like a unique entity in its own right, with thought and effort going into the tunes and arrangements. But if attitude is all, then Eureka California trumps most of the hipster poseurs out there. They come across like the real deal i.e. out of the 90s!

Highlights
“Eureka California’s Night In”, “Sign My Name with an X”, “Sober Sister”, “Fear and Loathing in the Classic City”.

Sounds Like
Dinosaur Jr, Lemonheads, Teenage Fanclub, Gumball, Eugenius.

Bottom Line
A glorious revocation of the early 90s when alt-rock suddenly ruled the airwaves.

Information
Official Site: http://eurekacaliforniaband.com/

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