Friday, April 15, 2011

Yuck: Tasty lo-fi rock

Yuck at Captains Rest, Glasgow
© Michael Gallacher
Band: Yuck
Origin: London, England
Genre: Indie

Made up of Daniel Blumberg and Max Bloom from London, former members of Cajun Dance Party, Jonny Rogoff from New Jersey, Mariko Doi from Japan and Ilana Blumberg, Daniel’s sister, Yuck is a multi-national band taking the world by storm. With elements of grunge in their sound and influenced by late ‘80s and ‘90s lo-fi, the band is making massive strides in England, especially on the live circuit, as well as getting rave reviews in America. Yuck featured in the BBC’s Sound of 2011 and has been described by Paste as “the best don’t-give-a-damn lo-fi guitar rock”.

Album: Yuck [2011]
Singles: Rubber, Georgia, Holing Out, Get Away, The Wall

Resembles: Dinosaur Jr, Sonic Youth, Teenage Fanclub, J Mascis

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Doctors In My Bed by Yuck

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