Fast Punk from The Steel City
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[…] Danvers is one of the best up and coming acts in recent years when it comes to purveyors of power pop. Although they’ve had a constantly evolving sound, the level of all around quality and blue collar work ethic has always been there. But despite that, they also rank near the top of most underrated punk bands for some reason. Since early 2013, these Steel City boys have experimented and fine tuned their style and after almost four years seem to have locked in a signature sound with their newest offering and debut full length, Jazz Standards, which follows two prior EPs Gallant and Gallant, Side C. The growth from album to album is palpable, with this latest release showing the most marked improvement. I’m not talking minor improvements either, there are massive leaps in quality, that you can pinpoint as you listen through their catalog. The general theme of this album may be about coming to terms with the realities of adulthood and losing friends as lives and priorities change but the theme for this review’s sake will be ‘Variety’. Every song is divergent from the last, never getting served the same meal twice which is, unfortunately, a rare trait in most, modern pop acts. If you have yet to give this quintet a listen, Jazz Standards is a great jumping off point. Check out the full review below! […]
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