AL & THE BLACK CATS: Through Thick n’ Thin: CD

Nov 02, 2010

I’m a petty person; I’m well aware of this. I’ve always hated the clicking of the psychobilly genre. You know what I’m talking about. The effect of the microphone on the stand-up bass being so close to the strings that you hear a constant clicking throughout the songs. It’s all I can ever focus on. If I could get past that (and the stupid haircuts), I might actually like some psychobilly. Despite my hang-ups of the genre, Al & The Black Cats manage to write some great songs. Just don’t ever expect me to listen to this again. They get some major points for their singer sounding like Chuck from the Mad Caddies.

 –Bryan Static (Joe Pogo, joepogorecords.com)

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