Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Listen: General Fiasco, The Vaccines and Male Bonding

With seven hours of boiling peanuts, a person has plenty of time to dance. They simply must find the right song. General Fiasco's new one "The Age that You Start Losing Friends" fits the bill. It is guitar driven and fast but also features enough rhythm to make Andy Reid happy. Be on the look out for General Fiasco's new album, Waves, set to be released in October.

What if Katy Perry had been an Englishman in an indie rock band? Then "Last Friday Night" would've sounded something like what the Vaccines did and boiled peanut hummus would probably be something mothers tell their kids to scare them straight.

"Tame the Sun" by Male Bonding has been out there a while. I still can't get enough of it: