PORCHARITAS: Get Wasted With…: 7” EP

The tiger-striped fruit of the perennially-fertile Bobbyteens tree blooms once again in the bendy-straw-enhanced form of this three-girls-and-a-guy-drummer Hunstville quartet. Song topics include—not particularly surprisingly—pillow fights, drinking, and love’s labors lost. For some reason, the band is unable to sell me on attitudinal claims like “IT’S GONNA BE A MAKEOUT NIGHT!” with full sincerity; “Get Wasted,” however, beams forth with full authenticity. I’ll drink girlie drinks to that! BEST SONG: “Get Wasted” BEST SONG TITLE: “Pillow Fight” FANTASTIC AMAZING TRIVIA FACT: Record comes complete with Porcharita drink recipe and conveniently attached bendy straw.

 –norb (Vertical House, theverticalhouse.com)