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San Francisco’s Rip Room Signs With Spartan Records!

| November 20, 2021

In a time of digital polish and studio patchwork, it has become increasingly rare to hear a record that captures the lightning-in-a-bottle dynamics of a live performance. Music continues to fill our queues, but it feels less and less human, so when a record breaks through the static, it can be a revelation. From San Francisco, Rip Room has emerged with a charismatic and alluringly unpredictable debut full-length record, Alight and Resound. Twelve pulsing songs that harken back to better musical times while somehow embracing the relevance of the moment. Think Unwound, Sleater-Kinney, and Fugazi – propulsive rhythms and piercing lyrics, but with a sense of buoyancy. Wolves in sheep’s clothing.

“I wanted to be in a fun, high-energy band, but with a math-y, prog edge,” says vocalist/guitarist John Reed. // Continue to the full article[#item_full_content]

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