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PREMIERE: Brackish celebrates its home state and late bandmate on “Teflon”

Brackish | photo by Kendall Sharpe | courtesy of the artist

Philly-based punk four-piece Brackish returns this spring with a new EP, Coming Down – coming out this summer on 7″ vinyl via Black Numbers Records.

Today we’re happy to bring to a listen to “Teflon,” a chugging riff rocker from the single that’s at turns reminiscent of The Early November and Gaslight Anthem. As singer-guitarist Connor Byrne tells us over email, the single is something of a tribute to the band’s Jersey roots as well as its late lead guitarist Chris Baranowski, who wrote all the guitar parts for the song. Continue reading →

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Listen to the debut EP from punk newcomers Brackish and see them play live tonight at Boot and Saddle

Brackish | Photo via https://www.facebook.com/Brackishtheband
Brackish | Photo via https://www.facebook.com/Brackishtheband

There’s a new band looking to join the ever-expanding Philly punk scene, and their name is Brackish. The four-piece group has just released their debut EP Young People, a short but captivating album that toes the line between punk and emo rock, never fully stepping over on either side. Lead singer Connor Byrne’s vocals alternate between the crisp emo whine of American Football’s Mike Kinsella and the aggrieved punk lyricism of Modern Baseball. Continue reading →

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Meet Brackish, listen to their debut single “Any Better”

 

Brackish | Photo by Dan Bassini | via brackish.bandcamp.com
Brackish | Photo by Dan Bassini | via brackish.bandcamp.com

Brackish is either the place where saltwater and fresh water meet, creating a habitat that can only support certain life, or it’s an up and coming local punk act. Their first single “Any Better” is a testament to the late 90s emo movement, and is best listened to while wandering the streets aimlessly. Continue reading →