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[LP] The Danks – ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DANKS? (w/ “Die Young”)

i’ll stay home with most of me tonight, all dressed up and wrapped around you tight

♫ The Danks – Die Young

We have already heard, loved, and appropriately rocked out to “Automocar” but it is now clear that The Danks have much more than just one jam up their Canadian sleeves. Their debut LP is brimming with raspy, jangly, garage pop that feels fresh and timeless. “Die Now” is my current addiction. Less than two and a half minutes of guitar and drum hooks with that bouncy beat and high danceability. This kind of rather raw throwback rock can easily sound uninspired and same-y but The Danks give a distinct flavor to each track, and often in under 3 minutes. This is summertime! Rock accordingly!

[MP3] The Danks – “Automocar”

i can’t do nothin’ right, you can’t stay up all night

♫ The Danks – Automocar

  • Who: Brohan Moore, Alec O’Hanley. Plus Andre & Phil.
  • What: Catchy garage rock, like The Strokes, The Fantasies, Fast Years
  • Where: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada + Facebook
  • When: LP Are You Afraid of The Danks is out May 22nd.
  • Why: Prince Edward Island, Canada, is not known for it’s rock scene but that may be changing. The Danks are channeling some rock magic on “Automocar” that will surely have them shredding newer pastures soon.