Listen: London act Cheatahs get grungy on “Get Tight”

Bratty pop-punk that's more considered than your average pizza tattoo.

- Jan 7, 2014

Hang ten. Gnar tubage. “Get Tight.” Known for impressively considered shoegaze, London four-piece Cheatahs are now committing to the addled pop-punk a la Wavves that they've previously taken baby steps towards. The vocals are transmitted from the same back-masked future dimension Kevin Shields lords over, but otherwise it's pure Sub Poppy overdrive with sections of soloed drum flailing and one tense, barely resolved ascent, everything cross-hatched creatively like an unusual flannel shirt.

Cheatahs' debut album is out February 10th via Wichita. 

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