DRY BONNET: “Hey You” b/w “Do It Clean”: 7”

May 08, 2013

Two new tracks are dropped on wax from this four piece out of Kansas. Taking a turn from their debut EP in mid 2012, the boys pull away from melodic hardcore structures and draw from ‘80s post-punk. Joy Division’s singular rhythm guitar can be eked out in “Hey You” which morphs from jagged to a Hendrix wave of fuzz. Staying consistent with the theme, Bonnet covers Echo & The Bunnymen’s “Do It Clean,” a single off Echo’s biggest album, Songs to Learn and Sing. Here they cull from the ‘60s-era Stooges, turning up the garage jangle and post-punk bass thrum on this fluffy sing along track. Like a burlesque dancer, these guys keep revealing their goods and it just gets better and better. Recommended.

 –Kristen K (Replay)