Who It Is: The Honeydips – The Honeydips; Known Pleasure Records (2014)
What It Sounds Like: Jacuzzi Boys, The Strange Boys, Teen Suicide going through a Black Lips phase, LVL UP.
Bad Vibes Forever is a weird album; it came together during a time when garage rock was alienating itself from anything happening over at Goner Records – post Jay Reatard – and Infinity Cat, instead consolidating some of the melodic throngs the 90’s had to offer. And that’s completely expected; one could only imagine Nathan Williams had something else to do after earning enough money to go beyond a $20 tape deck and a chorus pedal. There’s nothing more boring than being suffocated under the weight of the same album for 5 different releases.
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