Hmmm, sombody’s been listening to their well worn copy of Off The Bone, haven’t they? Ignore the slightly hipster-ish name, Oh! Gunquit are actually a group of retro minded rockabilly types who definitely owe a slight nod to The Cramps and The B-52s in their sound.Read More
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Looking on the bands Facebook account prior to tapping out a careful, honest and decently detailed account of what is happening here I see the band label themselves as Rumble-Bop, Trash, Blitz and Surf. Nice!Read More
London quintet Oh! Gunquit initially split the jury here with their cover of the Angry Samoans’ ‘Lights Out’. They certainly make it their own and it’s a less than obvious choice but is it a version that’s going to deserve spin after spin in the future?
For the answer to that question you really have to hear the track in conjunction with the rest of the contents of the band’s debut album Eat Yuppies And Dance.Read More
Time to meet your new favourite band and album, and the beginning of frequent visits to hospital A&E because of the twisted rhythmic effect on the body and the deranged dance-floor tempting offered. The culprits are UK provocateurs Oh! Gunquit and debut album Eat Yuppies and Dance.Read More
I was looking on this 'ere internet for some background on Oh! Gunquit when I saw that they were being described as 'Rumble-bop trash freak-a-billy' which is a bit of a gob full and not a genre I'd come across before. I decided to abort my mission and just put the damn record on and make my own mind up.Read More
This album by Oh! Gunquit begins with a drum beat at the beginning of "Sinkhole" that not only draws you in, but also gets you moving your head. When the rest of the instruments and the vocals come in, you realize that this band has a sound that is hard to classify. The female vocal part sounds a bit like Kate Pierson while the melody is a blend of surf and garage rock.Read More