Friday SOS Record Reviews

Hinds

Leave Me Alone (Mom + Pop)

Friday SOS Record Reviews

A rare instance in which the LP art looks exactly as the album sounds: a low-quality snapshot, too bright flash, and the band unkempt and drinking beer. The debut from Madrid's Hinds could easily fit into the young, unpolished ilk filling up the sprawling roster of L.A.'s Burger Records. The four women deliver "San Diego" heads a-bopping, the tambourine-laden, bratty sing-song with a chugging drumbeat proving the album's biggest earwig along with the frustrated "Warts." Addictive little hooks, "I'll Be Your Man" plies a sweet, slowing love song. Not quite a party record, Leave Me Alone fuels messy rock with sunny guitar lines. (Fri., 9:20pm, Forest stage)

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