After a spring of build-up and national press, it’s been a banner two weeks for Saddle Creek Records. Two of Omaha’s most notable bands, Icky Blossoms and Twinsmith, released step-forward sophomore albums. And the label’s Philadelphia signee, Hop Along, has garnered all manner of national praise for its vibrant new LP, Painted Shut.
We decided to review them all at once. Listen below as we dive into Twinsmith’s single-loaded rollick, Icky Blossoms’ venturesome rave and Hop Along’s remarkable and wiry rock record.
Buy Alligator Years here.
Buy Mask here.
Buy Painted Shut here.