Such Hounds are Required Listening on mtvU | ‘I Hate Summer’ EP Out Now

Such Hounds Named Required Listening
+ Interviewed on mtvU

‘I Hate Summer’ EP out now
on The Sleepover Party

Vinyl | iTunes

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“They feel like the result of throwing Bob Dylan in with The Ramones back in the 70’s… A bit messed up but brilliant”

“Extremely well crafted rootsy rock ‘n’ roll full of attitude, solid arrangements, and memorable choruses.”

“A refreshing take on Americana that includes a punk spirit”

From the band’s formation to their freewheeling approach, everything about the Brooklyn janglers in Such Hounds is a perfectly crafted mess. A chance meeting at a metal show followed by a hazy Halloween night run in brought together Matt Martin (vocals/guitar) and Ross Anderson (drums) in 2011. With the addition of Matt Giordano (guitar) and Sean Kraft (bass), something once undiscovered was brought to life.

With influences ranging across the board from Neil Young to The Misfits, the result is ragged Americana paired with a punk spirit. From happy-hour-hymns to baked-over-blues, Such Hounds borrow bits from their folk forefathers adding a heavy mix of psychedelia, garage rock and spilled beer. Their smoky blend of punk rock recklessness and bluesy reflection lingers in a faint blue-collar moonlight, calling to mind strains of Band of Horses, The Replacements, Deer Tick and early 7 Seconds.

The band has been hailed as a “perfect blend of Americana rock n roll and dirty drawling folk” (The 405) and “extremely well crafted rootsy rock’n’roll full of attitude, solid arrangements and memorable choruses” (The Deli NYC). Such Hounds have also made their mark in their live shows, with performances across New York City and showcases at the CMJ and Northside festivals.

September 30th will see the release of Such Hounds’ I Hate Summer EP through Brooklyn label The Sleepover Party, carrying with it a glistening nostalgia and the sweetest hangover. Crack a tall boy, find your friends and join in on the raucous sing-along.

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