The lucky number twelve returns to make its mark amidst an unshakable debut LP from Reptar today. Rolling down that aisle without an audio glitch in sight, it barks brightly around a tanned-ingrained occasional wobbler & a slow moving tropical varnished result.
Signifying the familiar-sounds of skill from Graham Ulicy on vocals & guitar, Andrew McFarland on drums, Ryan Engelberger as the bass man and William Kennedy playing the synth & the flows-like-water keys.. you can imagine a little 1920‘s paperboy shouting “Extra, Extra, Read All About It..” in keen excitement about “Body Faucet.”
Athens, Georgia is the home of these four men. And whilst being able to develop an overall alternative sound which leans on a specific different genre that doesn’t sound anything like it, Reptar speak their conclusive message as an album a lot more definitively than reaching for the nearest & similar sounding acts to gain an unoriginal sound-bite.
(Watch out for ‘Houseboat Babies,’ ‘Water Runs’ ‘Isoprene Bath’ and ‘Please Don’t Kill Me’… as those are happy-happy joy-joy screamers! MAJOR TRACKS there!)
Thumbs Up. Heads High. Let’s Dance.
Reptar are Platinum.
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