Hipster Daddy-O and the Handgrenades

Armed & Swingin'

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Yet, another band following after the swing craze, I recommend this as an excellent asset for spicing up your own neo-swing tape comps more than for full-length listening. First, skip right over the hokey intro on track one. Every other track is equally better. Very equal. Thanks to a near total lack of confident and exciting solos and a consistency of tempo and underlying rhythm. Everyone is a scorcher let loose with machine-gun repetition, until you are burned out. Get your 30s/40s theme party to a fever pitch, throw on a couple of these tracks, and then put it away.

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