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Free download of "Where Will We Go," available for a limited time at Amazon.com. "Stereo" is available for free at iamdynamite.com.Read More
The space and lowercase hater band IAMDYNAMITE will be releasing their debut LP called SUPERMEGAFANTASTIC in June.
Ultimately catchy, poppy, and undeniably rocking, this is one of the albums that won't leave for your CD player for a while. Above the catchy tunes comes an amount of absurdly funny lyrics and themes.
The music is familiar to any fan of early Black Keys. To tell you the truth the first time I heard their single Stereo I thought it was Black Keys returning to form.
Why does IAMDYNAMITE work? In their single "Stereo," the theme reminds me of a horror movie. Although I am not good at deciphering lyrical meaning, the line I find funny is (as in the song it talks about torture and dying in a bedroom of the last man's son.) "Turn off the lights and turn up the stereo," … as in forget all the screaming, just turn off the light and turn up the stereo. Now, for a single to have a bundle of lyrics in which the listener can try to decode the lyrics is what makes great song writing, and on top that you have an extremely catchy hook.
Another shining example is the first track on SUPERMEGAFANTASTIC, "Where Will We Go?" This starts the album to a roaring start, but then lyrically the theme is written by a couple of runaways (at least my interpretation of it) or possibly running away from a crime. With a catchy singing hook, you could adapt lyrics like "Where will we go, I've got no bright idea. Where we go, I don't know 'til the last good time." to anytime driving around in your car.
Familiar catchy rock songs, with a layer of detail: that is what good song writing is all about. If great guitar riffs and tap your lap and feet drumming is your idea of a good time, this albums for you. Keep in mind this style of rock never goes out of style.
IAMDYNAMITE's SUPERMEGAFANTASTIC is out now, via Brando Records.