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Witching Waves at Beehive Candy

Taken from the forthcoming ‘Crystal Cafe’ album, ‘Pitiless’ is one of those cut to the chase songs, that sets out it’s agenda within seconds. The song has an instant punk feel to it, although it is far more than that. Vocals are buried in the mix, occasionally rising and pulsating along with the instruments. It’s a contradiction, both raw and yet refined.

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Animal Daydream at Beehive Candy

‘Citrus’ has that classic jangly guitar sound that I associate so often with indie pop, however the vocals and harmonies really do take it into the realms of 1970’s soft rock. The overall effect is something quite timeless, so that the name checked references above really do hold water.

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Bunnygrunt at Beehive Candy

So what do we know about Bunnygrunt? Well first of all we know that whoever wrote their promo has a superb way with words, we read – They started off twee but spent so much time on the road that they learned how to rock. The missing link between Teenage Fanclub and Teenage Wasteland, like a bat out of hell baby, Bunnygrunt was born to run. They’ve been tearing it up for years now—legends of the underground teaching the indie kids how to rock and the rockers how to weep. Fueled by the kindest dog in St. Louis, the immortal Rusty, Bunnygrunt’s spent their lives stuck in the middle of a nowhere that used to be a somewhere (the gateway to the west that’s now seen as a hateway to the rest), and you can hear it in every note of their beer-soaked, hopefully desperate and hopelessly hopeful, music.

And just like the union men who built the schools and the fire stations of St. Louis all those years ago, Bunnygrunt does their work and moves on. No glory necessary, no need to thank them.

What can we add to that, other than listen, no even better, turn in up unsociably loud and share with your neighbours. Bunnygrunt Volume 4 is released July 17th 2015 and it’s a corker!

Click through for a track stream!

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