Bunnygrunt

Matt Harnish and Other Delights

by Rob Browning

4 January 2010

 

Matt Harnish and Other Delights

(Happy Birthday to Me)
US: 27 Sep 2009
UK: 15 Sep 2009

Looks like all that talk about celebrity has paid off. On the heels of being touched by the divine hand of Billy Bob Thornton and subsequent, improbable Bad Santa notoriety, Bunnygrunt, St. Louis’ masters of indie-pop, takes time off from competing in best-band-name-ever competitions to return in its sixteenth year with its fifth full-length installment of aurally dispensed sugar bumps, Matt Harnish and Other Delights. Currently centered around the core of mainman Matt Hamish and drummer/singer Karen Reed, Bunnygrunt continues to take and combine the best parts of Cub and the Ghoulies, creating some of the most irresistible pop music you’ll hear. “Where Eagles Dare, Part II”, with its ultra-catchy guitar riff and reverb-heavy vocals, serves as the primary highlight, making Matt Hamish and Other Delights a must-have for earholes calibrated toward the Measure (SA), Little Lungs, or This Is My Fist.

Matt Harnish and Other Delights

Rating:

 

We all know how critical it is to keep independent voices alive and strong on the Internet. Please consider a donation to support our work as independent cultural critics and historians. Your donation will help PopMatters stay viable through these changing and challenging times where costs have risen and advertising has dropped precipitously. We need your help to keep PopMatters strong and growing. Thank you.

 

//comments
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Saul Williams Commands Attention at Summerstage (Photos + Video)

// Notes from the Road

"Saul Williams played a free, powerful Summerstage show ahead of his appearance at Afropunk this weekend.

READ the article