Youngstrr Joey – Grilled Wiig [Song, By Toad]

Esoteric way with spelling, esoteric way with tunes; ain’t it always the way? Thankfully for all that, this is an entirely fruitful marriage of dyslexia and wholly successful discordance. Coming out of the increasingly interesting Song, By Toad stable, Youngstrr Joey – Cal Donnelly to his mum – flags things up on track three, ‘ListeningContinue reading “Youngstrr Joey – Grilled Wiig [Song, By Toad]”

EPs of 2015 (20-11)

20-11  –  10-1  –  Tracks & albums 20 The Vegan Leather – This House A work that possesses both the sincerity and conviction necessary to remind any listener than pop can be more than just clean synths and solid marketing. While it in part feels like the gritty precursor to a potential masterpiece, This House is aContinue reading “EPs of 2015 (20-11)”

Tracks of 2015 (20-11)

30-21  –  20-11  –  10-1  –  EPs & albums 20 Tuff Love – Duke [Lost Map] Eerie harmonic vocals combine with jangling rhythmic guitar to produce elusive lo-fi sounds in ‘Duke’, arguably the pick of the tracks featured on two wondrous EPs fro Tuff Love in 2015. The lyrics are meshed in amongst distorted melodies, the chorus isContinue reading “Tracks of 2015 (20-11)”

Youngstrr Joey – Cheerleader [Number4Door]

Released on cassette by Number4Door Cheerleader is the next addition in what has been a steady stream of releases from Youngstrr Joey over the past six months. You may know Cal Donelly (the man behind the Pokémon inspired alter-ego) as the bassist in Spinning Coin. As Youngstrr Joey, he takes to the solo role wellContinue reading “Youngstrr Joey – Cheerleader [Number4Door]”

Purling Hiss, Youngstrr Joey at Broadcast, 23/3/15

It’s a tale of two power trio’s this evening as Philadelphia’s Purling Hiss and homegrown talents Youngstrr Joey commandeer Broadcast’s subterranean stage for an hour or two of noise laden revelry. Despite the initial billing of 8pm Youngstrr Joey eventually commence their sonic assault roughly an hour later, offering up a punchy and rapid setContinue reading “Purling Hiss, Youngstrr Joey at Broadcast, 23/3/15”