Seattle trio Wimps have been dishing catchy garage-punk since 2013 or thereabouts, but on their new album and second for Kill Rock Stars, they connect as one of the sweetest of all things; a punk party band that doesn’t fall short in the studio. Garbage People, is full of cool tunes that are funny but also speak to the many annoyances of modern living.
Like: Screeching Weasel, The Breeders, The Pixies, Dead Milkmen
Play: 1, 3, 4, 5
1.Giant Brain (1:42) Fast, fun track with enjoyable vocals old-school garage rock feel.
2.Cave Life (2:15) Saxy spazz-outs, surprisingly sturdy arty guitar-based new wave tree.
3.Garbage People (2:17) Melodic and aggressive punk-garage.
4.Mope Around (2:31) Melodic pop punk.
5.O.P.P. (2:15) The punk rock song of other people pizza.
6.Procrastination (3:15) Slow melodic punk rock greatness.
7.Quitter (1:58) Literally the punk song about quitting many addictions.
8.Baggage (1:15) 90's melodic punk rock.
9.Bees (2:02) The punk rock song about the declining population of bees.
10.Wanna Go Out (1:02) Short song with beautiful guitar solo.
11.Trip Around the Sun (2:35) Punk rock birthday song.
12.Monday (2:10) Top-notch party rocking, its subject isn’t very festive.
13.Insomnia (2:29) Another riffy punk current and then ride it to an extended fadeout.