PERFECT BUZZ: “In Your Face” b/w “My Apologies”: 7”

Dec 06, 2019

I fear that if I describe this record as some sort of effortlessly masterful synthesis of pop punk, garage, power pop, and nut crunch, it won’t really sound like anything specific or cool to you, the wary reader, and you’ll carelessly let this record slip past the fringes of your interest (especially since I don’t know what “nut crunch” is, either). However, I also fear that if I were to describe it as “Bum with more distortion on the guitars,” you might not know who Bum were, and get confused. Then again, if you don’t know who Bum were, then you kinda got problems and now I’m the one who’s confused. My final pitch: If you only purchase one new 7” this bimonthly review period, make it this one, Nutley. “Perfect Buzz” indeed. GIVE ME MORE! MORE I TELL YOU! COMPLY WITH THESE DEMANDS!!! BEST SONG and SONG TITLE: “My Apologies.” FANTASTIC AMAZING TRIVIA FACT: If pressed on the issue, I will admit that I don’t know the difference between a hovercraft and a landspeeder. –Rev. Nørb (Hovercraft,