Austin’s finest rhythm and blues wielding garage kids The Strange Boys are back with their second album and first for new UK label Rough Trade Records. ‘Be Brave’ is the first single to be lifted from the album of the same name which follows on February 22nd. The formula for this first single is more of the same: sweet sounding jangly guitar licks, tight rhythms and Ryan Sambol’s Dylan after downing maple syrup like voice is thankfully still a given. But wait…
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Music Mule caught up with Ryan Sambol, vocalist and guitarist for Austin’s The Strange Boys who were in Dalston for the first UK date in support of their excellent debut album ‘…and Girls Club’. After Ryan is sick we have a good waffle about the booming San Francisco music scene, 1984 and brains as radios amongst other things. // more
What? This Is Music, Rockfeedback and Rough Trade Records present The Strange Boys, Male Bonding, Deep Sht. We caught up with new Austin heroes The Strange Boys on the first date of their UK tour in Dalston last week and they rocked our world. Passionately played, blues infused rawk n roll with frontman Ryan’s unorthodox vocals proving the epitome of cool.
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The Strange Boys arrived in the UK yesterday on part of a mammoth tour to support their debut album ‘The Strange Boys and Girls Club’ which is one of the year’s best records thus far according to us. The band thrilled a packed out audience in Barden’s Boudoir including the pudding bowl haired Cribs twin and the tall half of The Big Pink. // more