Friday, August 31, 2012
Victory And Associates - These Things Are Facts
Label: Self released
A friend-of-the-blog, named Tom, sent this one our way to evaluate, as he felt it has appeal to our...shall we say..."limited"(?) audience.
Upon first listen I was all, "nah", but I tried it again, and was more like, "huh". Sounds sorta like some Chicago pop-punk that might have come out on Johann's Face Records circa 1995 (obscure enough?) mixed with some (very little) Rocket From The Crypt styled proto-punk flavored rock-n-roll.
They aren't from Chicago though, they are from Oakland, and they aren't from the mid Nineties, they are from the nows. Their newer stuff was mastered by Bob Weston, and gets a little more Garden Variety thrown in the mix, so maybe check that stuff out when you get a chance.
That's what I hear anyway. What do you hear?