Perfect Pussy: Say Yes to Love 12"

Captured Tracks Records

$14.00

First of all, let me say unequivocally that I think this album is awesome. In my younger years I used to look for bands that evoked the sound of an era I hadn't actually lived through but wished I did, but now in my old(er) age I look more and more for bands that sound like NOW... that sound fresh and of the moment. Perfect Pussy are that band for the year 2014. I saw them live without having heard a note, they blew me away, I thought their cassette-only EP was good but perhaps a little too noisy, but this album captures everything I loved about their live show. It's just so manic, exciting, passionate, and NOW. It's not terribly different than what White Lung is doing, but with added sheets of noise and rawness added on top, which could come off as very contrived, but for some reason it doesn't here. Maybe it's because I knew Meredith's old band Shoppers very well and they made a similarly chaotic racket without a dedicated noise person, or maybe it's just that the noise is really on point. Whatever the reason, this album sounds like the winter / spring of 2014, and if you want to live in the now check this out... it rules.

Tags: 10s female-fronted indie melodic noisy