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The Splinters: Mysterious [mp3]


One of my favorite singles from last year was The Splinters‘ debut 7-inch Splintered Bridges. Mixing lo-fi garage rock with post punk and grrl pop, the band fit into everybody’s favorite niche genre of 2009. With compounded female vocals semi-shouted into microphones, ragged and gritty guitar riffs, and a lo-fi echoing tambourine, the girls are back with their first full-length, Kick. “Mysterious” fits perfectly aside “Splintered Bridges” with catchy vocal hooks and loud guitar riffs.

Kick comes out on March 9. Pick up your copy over at Double Negative Records.

The Splinters: Mysterious [mp3]
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2 thoughts on “The Splinters: Mysterious [mp3]

    1. Totally! These guys were a favorite last year and would have made it onto my “bands to keep an eye on in 2010” list had I created one.

      I can’t wait to hear the full album.

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