Random Trousers Tuesday: CUB

Pep EP7 (Can. Mint) 1992
Betti-Cola (Can. Mint) 1993
Hot Dog Day EP7 (Can. Mint) 1993
Come Out Come Out (Can. Mint) 1994
Box of Hair (Mint/Lookout!) 1996

Cub formed in ’92 in Vancouver, just across the Canadian border from the gravitational pull of Olympia, Washington’s K Records/Beat Happening scene, and first appeared on a pair of pleasingly amateurish six-song 7-inchers. Genial, sweet, simple and sturdy enough to rock away the coyness that could ruin guitar-pop tunes like “A Party” and “My Chinchilla,” the self-declared cuddlecore trio proves that cute can be differentiated from cutesy. (…) Read whole entry.

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