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RFA’s Freaking Out: Good old college rock ‘n roll

RFA | Photo by Hannah Pautler
RFA | Photo by Hannah Pautler

RFA’s (Really Fast Automobiles) efforts to revitalize rock ‘n roll can be felt through their January 2015 release of Freaking Out. After coming in as runner-up at World Cafe Live’s ninth annual Beta Hi-Fi Emerging Music Festival, the Philly-based rock quartet received 10 hours of recording time at Studio Crash and a Discmaker package for distribution.

On the resulting recordings, the college-age musicians sound has matured, shifting towards a more bluesier rock feel and vocals with the likes of Julian Casablancas of The Strokes. Continue reading →