SAW WHEEL: “Raw Words” b/w “The Old Days”: 7″

Earnest, glowing-ember music that’s a mix between Rumbleseat (think the more acoustic side of Hot Water Music) and John “Cougar” Mellencamp. It’s intimate, well played, direct, and could be in a folk punk lineup or a bill with more country influences, like Ninja Gun or Drag The River. There’s some nice, quiet security here, and it sounds like Saw Wheel comes from a small town, even if they aren’t. Well realized.

 –todd (Anti-Creative)