AUSMUTEANTS: “Mates Rates” b/w “Echo Beach”: 7”

The title track has a nice Devo-meets-Numan vibe to it—chipper, poppy synth rockin’. The flip, “EchoBeach,” has the guitar more prominent, with a bit more Buzzcocks thrown into the mix. Mighty fine single here. 

 –jimmy (HoZac, hozacrecords.com)