by Basement Revolver

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steveinsocal "... the song takes all the best bits of post-punk and new wave, the jangly guitar structure of C86 alongside the innocence of Twee. Throw in some Nineties sensibilities, fuzz and distortion, achingly melancholy lyrics, a knockout refrain and Chrisy's angelic vocals ..."Johnny" is probably the most important indie-pop song to come out of Canada since Alvvays' "Archie, marry me..."
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released April 7, 2016
Vocals and Electric Guitar - Chrisy Hurn
Bass and Synth - Nimal Agalawatte
Lead Electric Guitar - Tyler Bersche
Drums - Brandon Munro

Recorded at TAPE with Adam Bentley and Jordan Mitchell
Mastering by Warren Hildebrand (Orchid Tapes)



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Basement Revolver Hamilton, Ontario

Basement Revolver plays introspective indie rock music, reminiscent of The Pixies and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The drone of the city haunts frontwoman Chrisy Hurn: stories woven with factory skylines and gritty streets are sung in a voice pure as waterfalls. The heavy lines of bass/synth player Nimal Agalawatte and drummer Brandon Munro are bedrock for Hurn's ethereal and immediate guitar work. ... more

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