FIDLAR // Too

Categories:  Music Reviews    Music
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
FIDLAR // Too by Alex Bieler

FIDLAR

Too

Mom + Pop Music

3.5/5 stars

It’s appropriate that FIDLAR is an acronym that stands for something not safe for work, because the L.A. garage punk outfit isn’t for the faint of heart. Too, the band’s second album, is a fiery adventure in hard-hitting rock ‘n’ roll that’s sloppy on purpose. The foursome behind FIDLAR — Zac Carper, Brandon Schwartzel, Elvis Kuehn, and Max Kuehn — don’t care if you want your music composed nicely; in fact, they’d probably come to your house, trash the place, and throw an impromptu party just to show you what their version of a good time looks like. On Too, FIDLAR’s burst of energy makes for a good ol’ time, a messy blend that would be right at home in a dingy basement packed with drunken kids who would rather thrash than care about future mortgages and copays. Not surprisingly, there’s a lack of direction on Too, but the results are a blast if you like your rock nice and messy. — Alex Bieler  

Erie Reader: Vol. 7, No. 6
Now Available — Pick It Up Today

CURRENT

DD ... check. Go get some of your Patty's on at Sprague Farm and Brew Works!

Exiting the criminal justice system in Erie

Don’t miss what Sergei Isupov has to say.

Dishing up deliciousness and lessons in your own kitchen 

Serving up your St. Patty’s weekend

IN THIS ISSUE

Exiting the criminal justice system in Erie

Don’t miss what Sergei Isupov has to say.

Dishing up deliciousness and lessons in your own kitchen 

Serving up your St. Patty’s weekend

Enjoy the hometown sounds of Flora, This American Song, and The Honest Mistakes at Bobby’s Place.

Process is one of the most remarkable debut albums in recent memory.

Tom Weber: filmmaker

Mic Check

Everything you didn’t know about the “bookness” of books

What the gift of your time means to our community