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Those Darlins - 'Screws Get Loose'

Best listened to live in a mucky kitchen at your mate’s cool older sister’s amazing house party

  • Release Date 13 Feb, 2012
  • Producer Jeff Curtain
  • Record Label Oh Wow Dang
  • Fact Their old sound was apparently very 'hillbilly'
8 / 10
Being named Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast’s new favourite band – and not being a sack of kittens mewling the best of Dinosaur Jr – is no mean feat. Coming on like an unruly roller derby team popping open the beers after tearing some serious fishnet, Those Darlins make chugging, frugging lo-fi shots of on-point, ‘Nuggets’-flavoured garage pop clatter called things like ‘Fatty Needs A Fix’ and ‘Bumd’ while squawking lines like “I just wanna be your brother/You just wanna stick it in” (‘Be Your Bro’). ‘Screws Get Loose’ is best listened to live in a mucky kitchen at your mate’s cool older sister’s amazing house party.

Leonie Cooper

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