DEREK LYNN PLASTIC: Negative Feelings: 7″EP

Skinny ties used as nooses. Amphetamines instead of cocaine. Mr. Plastic has one foot in the new wave (keyboards, excited robot vocals) one foot in the rock (a human drummer, slashy instead of bouncy guitars). In a good way, this EP takes cues from Dirtnap’s deep roster; a modern twist in an alternate universe where musicians learn equally from both The Adverts and the Vapors, utilizing the technology of today. Think along the lines of a mix of The Triggers, The Charming Snakes, and The Briefs, all about the get into a nasty wreck, speeding down a wiggly freeway. Not bad.

 –todd (NMG)