Do I dare to eat a peach? What about a melon? Cantaloupe? Honey dew? Water? The Mellons throw caution to the wind and dig right in like they’re competing at the local Fourth of July watermelon eating contest in their debut album, Introducing… The Mellons.
Remember when Benny "The Jet" Rodriguez stared down the Beast? Remember the epic chase scene that followed? Benny's running through the town, through alleyways, the movie theater, the pool, everything looking dusty as hell. And the song playing? "The Stranger" by Casio Ghost ~record scratch~ *Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor surprised grunt*
I tried to come up with a clever name for this review. Astlepalooza. The Astle 4. Max Astle said something along the lines of welcome to the Astle Family Reunion, and I thought about appropriating that. And finally, A Family Affair: Astle Siblings Force Hostile Takeover at Velour. But despite all of these, none of them seemed right, so I went with the boring option above.
When his old band the Sweater Vests broke up, lead singer Ethan Burrows knew exactly what the name of his next band would be—The Sleeves. Everyone knows lead vocals and bagpipes are the essential elements to every band—much like the sleeves are to a shirt, unless it’s a sleeveless shirt. And even though nothing about the previous two sentences is true, the band the Sleeves seems determined to make themselves an essential part of the local music scene here in Utah.