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Trip Wire / Katie Says

Trip Wire

Katie Says b/w Go For A Ride

Big Stir Records continues their digital singles series, with Trip Wire’s “Katie Says” b/w “Go For A Ride.”  The San Francisco quartet blasts out two punchy 90’s-styled alternative rock tracks, which sound better with each subsequent listen.

Channeling Bob Mould with the sublimely-bleak “Katie Says,” Trip Wire sounds as if it might’ve been hiding in your college roommate’s record collection all along. Likewise, “Go For A Ride” is built with a wall of guitars gritty enough to make Matthew Sweet tear up. Two ace tunes for a buck? Killer deal.


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