BANG sugar BANG is all of those bands in all of those movies put together. Born between the dying garage-rock craze and the nascent dance-rock boom, BANG sugar BANG stands out by bringing together the styles. It's got the rawness of garage, the fashion sense of the dancers and a healthy dose of punk to give the party a little kick start (the bassist and guitarist claim to have met while working in an erotic Jell-O-mold shop...how punk is that?). Lead singer Cooper (one name, natch) has been compared to Exene Cervenka, and she does have a little bit of the LA goddess in her: She's got a sensual howl that rises and falls like waves on a stormy ocean.
Check 'em out at Lemmons this Friday -- and if you see a guy in a suit who looks confused, buy him a beer.