Tag Archives: Sketchy

Punk Island 2017 in pics

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The annual, free, all ages NYC punk festival Punk Island returned yesterday (6/18), moving from Governors Island to Randall’s Island…

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Punk Rock Bowling NJ announces night shows (The Bronx, The Falcon, The Virus, Blanks 77 & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus Night Birds, PEARS, Mariachi El Bronx, World Inferno Friendship Society, Mephiskapheles and even more.

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Brooklyn punks Sketchy play the Grand Victory on Jan 30

Source: Deli Magazine NY

Punk rock isn’t the first genre that comes to mind when you think of deeper lyrical content. That particular sound is usually about reaction and feel, most often rage or at the very least, discontent. A quick perusal of Brooklyn based Sketchy’s song titles, however show clever minds at work. Opening track “The Thinkiest Guy In Thinktown,” off of their debut full length album “I Wanted This To Go Different,” hits like prime era Replacements only with growly melodic vocals. Classic dual guitars pair Johnny Ramone hyper-speed strummed chords and hook-heavy single note riffs. “Whiskey Nostalgia” (streaming) ...

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