CD Review: Yuck — Yuck; Playing with Tame Impala at Black Cat, May 6

CD Review: Yuck — Yuck; Playing with Tame Impala at Black Cat, May 6

Yuck
Yuck

Fat Possum

By Ellen E. Eldridge

Seasonal summer colds, the sticky stuff left on your skin after a drive through rush hour traffic in Atlanta, and the band that released its self-titled album, Yuck brings a gross, hanging-over-the-toilet sensation to mind. Yuck won’t send fans rushing to puke, though, and will find satisfied bedfellows among followers of Dinosaur Jr., The Pixies and Sonic Youth with the fuzzed-out, surreal sounding quality to layered music. The sharp guitar solo intro of “Get Away” leads into buried vocals which instantly recall Sonic Youth. Fitting for an act whose label’s motto is “We’re trying our best.” The amateur album cover art appears to be drawn by a pretty disturbed third grader, but the video for the single, “Holing Out,” shows the young band with trippy special effects, patented grunge style power chords, and repetitive vocal harmonies which will speak to any generation that can’t instantly finger the list of influences from the ’90s. Read more about CD Review: Yuck — Yuck; Playing with Tame Impala at Black Cat, May 6

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