FREAKS OF NATURE: Self-titled: 7”

If your leather-clad biker gang is going out tonight to do speed and hassle some squares, then Freaks Of Nature might be the band for you. This is punk rock that is heavily influenced by the sounds of the 1960s. Surfy riffs, tambourines, and “ooh-la-las” are sung over verses about love and heartache. The record walks a fine line and falls just short of being a nostalgia act. I imagine this band is a whole lot of fucking fun to see live. –Jon Mule (Slope, sloperecords.com)