Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Edger - "Holy Armour"

Photo by Ellen Lawson
In just over 2 minutes, Minnesota's Edger may have the catchiest song of the year. It's the type of indie rock that the late 90s was built on, with shades of Superchunk and the most melodic side of Archers of Loaf. It's pure noisey indie power pop, which they do to perfection. What's interesting is the band was originally started as a two-piece post-punk/hardcore band, they naturally veered towards their current hook driven sound. I think we'll all be pretty happy they did.

Edger's debut EP, Rudiments, is due out June 10 on Land Ski Records. You can listen to "Holy Armour" below, and check out their Bandcamp.

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