CD Review: Gringo Star — Count Yer Lucky Stars; Playing Black Cat, November 13

CD Review: Gringo Star — Count Yer Lucky Stars; Playing Black Cat, November 13

Gringo Star
Count Yer Lucky Stars
Gigantic Music

By Ellen Eldridge

To say a buzz has been brewing over Atlanta’s Gringo Star would downplay the frenetic reverberations on the music industry radar. The allusion to Beatles drummer Ringo Starr remains a cute sarcasm, and fits the band’s style well with the choice of instruments including Rickenbacker and Fender guitars. The microphone used in the video for “All Y’all” off the debut looks like it came straight off the set of the Ed Sullivan show, so I think it’s safe to say Gringo Star is a loving reference to a musical influence. Read more about CD Review: Gringo Star — Count Yer Lucky Stars; Playing Black Cat, November 13

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