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Sharkmuffin is Tarra Thiessen, Natalie Kirch, a duo of Brooklynite sirens bred from the waves of the Jersey shore. Influenced by everyone from Nirvana to The Ronettes, Sharkmuffin adds a unique jagged edge onto ‘60s beach pop meets ‘90s alt sound, a genre lovingly dubbed “opti-mystic glam-grunge.”
With several cross-country tours (including many return trips to SXSW) and no shortage of EPs, Sharkmuffin has been creating a veritable whirlpool of musical chaos.
Their 2015 debut LP Chartreuse is their most vicious lure, featuring 10 tracks that bleed heavily with feminine rage and cheeky sass alike.
“Sharkmuffin are either the most glam garage band around, or the grungiest glam band around.” – NPR
“Sharkmuffin are one of the more popular garage punk bands in the Brooklyn music scene, and essential listening for fans of Screaming Females. There’s a certain ’90s feel to the music they make, driven by demanding but never desperate hollers.” -Billboard Magazine
“Their sound is energetic and wild, fitting for a band with a name like theirs. It’s rough and raw and soaked in whisky, just the way the best bands are.” – The Village Voice
Support from Off the Wall + Tundra
Colchester based Off the Wall have been playing together for nearly 5 years despite being only aged 18. They are being championed by BBC Introducing, and recently supported The Jackobins here at the John Peel Centre during Independent Venue Week.
Tundra are a three-piece grunge punk band from Sudbury and feature Elliott on drums & vocals, another Elliot on bass & vocals, and Caitilin on Guitar & Vocals. They are winners of BurySOUND 2017, so catch them before they go global!