Yucky Duster are here to brighten your day. They are four friends from Brooklyn who together make a DIY melodic punk racket – think of the energy of Hinds playing the songs of Mac Demarco with the attitude of The Vaselines and you’ll get close. This track is the second single from their Duster’s Lament EP, which is released as a limited edition yellow cassette on Nashville’s Infinity Cat Records on 13th January. The release clocks in at a little over 10 minutes, and at 116 seconds this number isn’t even the shortest of its five tracks.
Their 2016 self-titled debut album on Birdtapes Records showcased their quirky, comic take on millennial disaffection, but this EP shows a significant development in their songwriting chops. The lead vocal melody here will give you the kind of giddy buzz usually reserved for when you went over the top on the sweets. It’s a winning blend of tight writing and loose production, but on the off chance that you need more convincing, they (literally) plant a great big kiss on you before the final chorus.
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