12 Jun 2012 — Henning Lahmann
Ultra cool, synth-heavy slacker pop here by Staten Island, New York trio Sofa Club
, deliberately placed in that indistinct space right in the middle between honest 80s heyday charts reverence and unabashed irony, not unlike Greatest Hits
for that matter. The song "Gotta Gotta Gotta" is particularly delicious, not only sporting some unbelievably catchy hooks but also featuring a sublime keyboard solo by the great Alice Cohen
. Watch the appropriately kitschy video below, directed by Marc Maffei
. Gotta love those new kids on the block.
The Actual Video EP
is out now digitally and on limited edition 7 inch vinyl on July 4 via Muscular Records. Get both over here
. Golden mic and shades not included.