Next in our 60-Second reviews is Screaming Females’ excellentnew record Ugly.
“If you had fallen into a coma in 1992, only to awake 20 years later to the sound of the new Screaming Females record, you would think you were listening to the work of superstars. That they are just another mildly successful indie band is a testament to how popular music has changed in the last two decades. On Ugly, you’ll find no electronics, no loops, no vocal manipulations. What you will find is a trio of musicians delivering punishing riffs, searing guitar solos, and the kind of unabashedly primal vocals that announce to the world ‘We’re here to rock.’” Read more.