ARMITAGE SHANKS: All Cisterns Go!: 7” EP

Even the most cursory listener could suss out the Childish connections, right down to the cover of Alternative TV’s “Action Time Vision.” That said, they handle themselves handily in their corner of the garage punk pool, with their three originals here showcasing a band that can punk it up with the best of them while still managing embed a potent hook or two in the sarcasm to go off when you least expect it.

 –jimmy (Braindart)