The Blankz are beginning to become something well worth tuning in for as a go-to soundtrack and indeed an unmissable live band – hopefully next summer sees Festival season scoop them up.
The details work well, the carefree storytelling style seems to make everything seem OK – as is the role of punk rock, to normalize volume & chaos or at least to draw attention to it & create a shared understanding.
A two-track bonanza, set to immediately take many listeners back to their teenage years – when punk-pop was the soundtrack to our carefree lives.
Jonathan Cavier’s recordings have an immediate & reliable warmth & vibrancy about them that you can return to again & again.
The hook is strong, bright sounding & memorable. The words are easy to learn & the result is a very heartfelt & thoughtfully crafted song.
Ricky Fitts had this attitude we all wanted to emulate. This idea of quitting a job on the spot to go pursue the passion of art was really important to us.