HANGOUTS, THE: A.D.D. Generation: 7”

You might remember this band from their split with Something Fierce last year. The Hangouts are a mid-tempo punk band from this college station Texas with a female-fronted vocalist who takes major cues from Cherie Currie, Debbie Harry, and Dinah Cancer, but, at the same time, doesn’t sound exactly like any of them. Musically, the band is taking a page out of the Ramones sound book, pure and simple. There are six songs here, with the title track being the obvious standout.

 –Mark Twistworthy (Cutthroat, [email protected])