It’s been just more than two years since YOUNG ADULTS released their noisy blitz-punk debut LP Black Hole. Since then, bassist Danny O’Neill (ex-Protokoll) joined the band and guitarist Chris Villon relocated to Northampton, but they remain one of Boston’s most viciously sludgy live acts, and finally return with new material.
Happy Thursday, where today on Accents we spotlighted two shows this weekend at the Middle East, yelled about a whole bunch of ragtime, figured out which words we can never spell properly, and opened the show with three straight songs by the same artist. No rules radio, Boston style. Here's what we heard...
EARTHQUAKE PARTY's minimalistic punk spirit surfaces once again in the band's new official video for "Pretty Little Hand". The track -- which is currently up for "Song of the Year" in our annual Best Music Poll -- is from their 5-minute-long 3-track tape Vs Pizza, self-released earlier this year.
Felt that earthquake, or did you think the pimply-faced intern sitting across from you was blasting his shitty-ass dubstep mix again?
Yes ladies and germs, Boston just shook like it hasn't shook since the old Garden was still standing, and to celebrate -- in addition to Phoenix offices being evacuated for 15 minutes -- we're revisiting EARTHQUAKE PARTY, the fuzzy/scuzzy Allston garage rock trio that was our Massachusetts pick in July's 50 Bands 50 States feature