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EP Review: Geyser – Geyser

Jim Appio March 20, 2014 Cool Dad Music, New Music, Reviews No Comments

a3967504388_10Geyser are Sudbury, Ontario trio Neil Bednis, J.R. Beaudry, and Dylan Lynds. On their self-titled, debut EP, Geyser deliver a solid, four-song mixture of garage rock and post punk.

“Feel It All Day” opens the set, sounding a little bit like New Moon-era (that would be 2013, by the way) Men — crunchy guitars, shouted vocals, and some 70s-inspired soloing towards the end. Geyser reveal some of their post-punk influences on “Copper Wish” and “Jocko.” The latter, with its listing of the things that characterize a “normal guy” on a “hormone high,” is driven by a repeating bass riff; while the former is reminiscent of early 90s Sonic Youth. “Junkie” closes things out, and an intoxicating (Wow. Can’t believe I just did that.) bassline once again propels things forward.

According to the band, they recorded this EP one Saturday night last summer in an old diner. Seems appropriate. I could see listening to this while driving home at the end of a late Saturday night, wired on some bad diner coffee.

Geyser comes out April 1st on Radiclaw Records.

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Jim Appio is a Jersey Shore dad who spends way too much money and time feeding is obsession with music. You can see what else he's been up to over at CoolDad Music.

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