Introducing Today's Young Hitmakers

Introducing Today's Young Hitmakers

by Tee & Thee Crumpets

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Introducing Today's Young Hitmakers

Tee & Thee Crumpets are a San Francisco four-piece combo comprised of bassist/lead vocalist Tee Emmerich, guitarist/lead vocalist Chris Wallace, drummer Chris Harvey (ex-the Count Backurdz), and guitarist Paul Sheridan. Like so many modern-day revivalists before them, they've drawn most of their inspiration by combining the music they love: '60s garage punk, '70s West Coast punk, and garage rock revival of the '80s and '90s. Unfortunately, the band's full-length debut for the Burbank, CA-based Dionysus label -- the ironic and somewhat spuriously titled Introducing Today's Young Hitmakers -- doesn't really add much to any of these genres, nor does it subtract from them either. Many, many bands -- some much better, some much worse -- have traversed down this same well-worn path, churning up a head-bopping garage punk maelstrom surrounded by lots of echo, reverb, and distortion. Some of these groups have even managed to find a new twist or turn along the way. Others, like Tee & Thee Crumpets, simply haven't. All four members contribute to the songwriting and they share the mic too, switching off track-by-track, alternating spitting out loud and snotty vocals. Tee Emmerich, in particular, seems to favor a bratty, bad-girl approach.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/18/2000
Label: Dionysus Records
UPC: 0053477338428
catalogNumber: 123384
Rank: 145911

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