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Sound Renaissance: Archie and the Bunkers "Songs From The Lodge"

Two brothers, Emmett and Cullen O’Connor, unleash a unique juxtaposition of jazz, blues and punk with nothing more than a four-piece drum set, an organ and a set of savage vocal chords. The Cleveland duo draws influence from jazz stalwarts such as Jimmy Smith and Richard “Groove” Holmes. Combine that with punk pioneers The Stooges, The Dead Boys and The Screamers — and you have Archie and the Bunkers.

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Spill Magazine: Archie and the Bunkers "Songs From The Lodge"

Hailing from Cleveland, Ohio comes the punk rock duo Archie And The Bunkers. Consisting of the O’Connor brothers: Cullen on vocals and organ, along with Emmett on drums and vocals. Songs From The Lodge is the band’s second full length release. This follows their 2015 self-titled record, along with a number of singles and two EP’s.


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Louder Than War: Archie and the Bunkers "Songs From The Lodge"

After their debut album shot around the garage underground world, followed by extensive US and European tours, culminating in a visceral Third Man Records session and release, the O’Connor siblings have finally landed back on their feet with just enough time to record their second full length album of Hi-Fi organ punk for Dirty Water Records before their rollercoaster ride starts again. Louder Than War’s Nathan Whittle gets dragged along for the ride.


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Heatwave Magazine: Archie and the Bunkers "Archie and the Bunkers"

I was pretty excited when I first heard two songs from these guys, imagine when listening to the whole album. How old are they again?


Archie and the Bunkers, inspired by the funny Archie Bunker from All In The Family, is a couple of teenage brothers from Cleveland– Emmet on the drums and Cullen on the organ and lead vocals. No guitar, no bass, just a four-piece drum, an organ and two incredible mature souls with the energy of, well, teenagers.

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Bonz: Archie and the Bunkers "Archie and the Bunkers"

I do not know how old are the two young , but Emmett on drums that's really on it and Cullen anyway. That she's put her Vids under Creative Common Licence sympha and va that they produceeverything ourselves just fits perfectly to his garage punk. From Cleveland, Ohio the
influence of Jimmy Smith , Richard " Groove " Holmes come is simply not to be missed.

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Kids and Heroes: Archie and the Bunkers "Archie and the Bunkers"

Their eponymous debut prepares for October brotherly duo Archie And The Bunkers from Cleveland, Ohio. Their post-punk rock'n'roll , just played the drums and organ, in addition to a nice simplicity and beautiful goth atmosphere , and is one of the hot candidates to the discovery of the year. Incidentally, drummer and pianist have just 16 and 14 years.

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Joyzine UK: Archie and the Bunkers "Archie and the Bunkers"

Fresh faced Cleveland siblings Archie & The Bunkers have a wailing organ led rock & roll sound, backed up by singing drummer Emmett’s fervent vocal.  They showcase it perfectly on this track, taken from their self-titled debut album, out soon on the legendary garage rock imprint Dirty Water Records, which recalls the more outlandish reaches of The B-52s back catalogue.

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Classic Rock: Archie and the Bunkers "Archie and the Bunkers"

Forging ahead with their own genre, Hi-Fi Organ Punk - hmm, not quite as dramatic-sounding as 'black metal' - this snotty Ohio sibling duo are a half Damned-half Animals rock'n'roll mongrel. Sixteen-year-old singer/frontman Emmett could be a Jack White in-the-making. Watch this sports-jacketed, tapered-trousered space.

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westlife.northcoastnow.com: Archie and the Bunkers

Emmett and Cullen O’Connor may be teenagers, but there’s nothing “boy band” about their duo Archie and the Bunkers.

“We’re pretty loud and the organ is the only melodic instrument. It’s got that fast, heavy, raw edge to it,” explained drummer Emmett, 17, describing the band’s “Hi-Fi organ punk” sound during a recent interview with West Life at the family’s Rocky River home.

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Cleveland.com: Archie and the Bunkers

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Emmett and Cullen O'Connor didn't really start out to be a duo when the brothers put together Archie and the Bunkers, one of the hottest new bands in Northeast Ohio.

Emmett, 17, plays drums and is the primary vocalist for the group. Cullen, 14, plays keyboards – specifically an organ. Hence, the band's sound is defined as "Hi-Fi Organ Punk.''

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Vive le Rock: Archie and the Bunkers

DIRTY WATER RECORDS have announced the signing of teenage tearaways ARCHIE & THE BUNKERS with an album release planned for the autumn.

Hailing from Cleveland, Ohio, this frighteningly young duo comprise Cullen O’Connell (16) on keys and vocals and Emmett O’Connell (14) on drums and vocals. They play what they call Hi-Fi Organ Punk – which Emmett describes as, “rock’n’roll that’s been peeled back to its raw foundation” – and cite influences from jazz organ legend Jimmy Smith to The Stooges and The Dead Boys.

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