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Absurdist fridgepunk masters Kings of Freon return with Fridge Over Troubled Water

Kings of Freon | photo via kingsoffreon.bandcamp.com

Philadelphia’s Kings of Freon are icons of sorts in the very niche novelty indie rock world. Specifically, “fridgepunk” — that’s the genre descriptor the band uses and we can assume they likely coined the term themselves. The band was featured in a May edition of The Key’s Items Tagged Philadelphia after they appeared on Bandcamp with their relentlessly thematic tunes. After releasing an EP of surprisingly solid songs earlier this year — which are undeniably raw and catchy despite technically being about refrigerator repair –the fridgepunk masters (masters by default, I guess, since they may just be the only fridgepunkers out there) are back with Fridge Over Troubled Water. Continue reading →