SHINE, THE: Self-titled: CS

Jan 21, 2022

The Shine really nail the nice space between punky power pop and floating, jangly garage chords. The first two songs move at a boppin’ pace. “Reconcile” slows down considerably, showing the band’s pop versatility. The band does harmony well. It’s a good tape for the power pop crowd. They remind me a bit of The Records. The Tetryon Tapes label looks to have some cool-looking tape releases if you want to check out some bands and give your boom box a workout. –Billups Allen (Tetryon Tapes,