SPACE WOLVES: Self-titled: Cassette

May 17, 2013

The Wolves step up to the plate with thirteen pop nuggets that hint at a wicked sense of humor sprinkled with some good old self deprecation for good measure. I think the band has invented its own genre of music which I will call “parenthetical rock,” as almost every song has at least one set of parenthesis in its title. There is probably a joke there that I am not getting. As far as the actual music, it didn’t really do much for me. It really comes across as pretty ordinary retro-pop with vocals reminiscent of Morrissey, which is rather off-putting to these jaded ears. If I want to hear a crooner a la Morrissey, I (would rather just) get it (from the source).

 –Garrett Barnwell (UT)