Mar 15, 2022

¡Otra! is eight songs of rare and unreleased material from L.A.’s Audio Karate. The first track “Lovely Residence” comes out strong with featured vocals from Emily Whitehurst of Tsunami Bomb. I can often tire of pop punk but this album is catchy and sounds great without being overdone. This makes sense since some of the tracks were produced by Bill Stevenson of Descendents and Trever Keith of Face To Face. I missed Audio Karate their first time around in the early ’00s, but am pleasantly surprised by these jams. –Kurt Morris (Iodine,