GRANDMA’S BOYFRIEND: Let Me Let You Go: CD

Seems to me the dead horse that is power pop has been beaten, liquefied, and molded into something as unique as a Teddy Graham… but wait, what’s this? Is it the heat? Is it the gin? Is my tape deck fucking busted? Sickeningly sweet, warbling, and lo-fi-as-fuck tunes of love, loss, and moving on. Typically not my scene, but Grandma’s Boyfriend got me there. Turns out ya gotta leave it to some Minnesotans to change my mind. If you hate power pop, you may actually enjoy Grandma’s Boyfriend. He’s pretty cool and he tells the best stories, but if he asks you to pull his finger… 

 –Jackie Rusted (Dirty Rabbit, dirtyrabbitrecords.tumblr.com)