TEEN COOL: Reading You Yer Rock N Roll Rights Reissued: CD

One of the awesome things about punk rock is its ability to sometimes sound timeless. Take this CD, for example. Originally released in 1995, it sounds like it could have been released in 1985 or 2005. Tons of energy, terrible recording, and a classic punk’n’roll sound. This, folks, is really a blueprint for how it’s done—literally three chords and a lot of attitude. Funny how social attitudes change over time, though. An included extra track called “A Fag 4 a Friend” makes me wonder how this release would be taken if it were freshly released today. –Garrett Barnwell (Self-released)