Dog Party – “Sapphires” (First Listen)

Everything about Dog Party’s particular brand of punk is roughly hewn and brambly. The band’s simplistic, daring instrumentation pairs with joint vocal harmonies that cradle an unparalleled confidence worthy of Exene Cervenka. But on a song like “Sapphires,” the audacity of Dog Party’s sonic endeavor does little to belie the lyrical anxieties beneath. This is […]