Another Wednesday, another middle of the work week, you know the drill. Don't worry though, we've got you covered. Here are five tracks that can (AND WILL) make your day better.
The Men: A Minor
Off of the RSD release from label Sacred Bones, a new track by our favorites The Men. A sprawling eight and a half minute epic, the chugging guitars and crazy solo will get you to five o'clock a bit faster.
The Units: High Pressure Days
This is a recent discovery, but I'm not sure how I lived before this song. An early new wave/synth punk band out of San Fransisco, The Units didn't have all that much success, but this track is a gem. Party on, Wayne.
Eek-A-Mouse: For Hire and Removal 12"
Eek-A-Mouse is the dancehall king. He also happens to be the king of making the BEST walking around music in the world. Mouse is also pretty much one of a kind, singing in gibberish more often than not, but its definitely the most musical gibberish I've ever heard. Throw on a pair of headphones and let this one spin.
Shoes: Boys Don't Lie
A powerpop gem, if the Shoes were around today, this would be one of the biggest indie rock hits. Fuzzy guitars, smooth backing vocals, and the sweetest guitar pop melodies I've ever heard. All in all, a fantastic hidden gem.
The Replacements: Androgynous
The Replacements are one of the most legendary American punk bands of all time. Enough said. Here's a track reminding us that you don't have to play loud and fast to wear that studded denim vest.