Dork Radio
Now playing:
In the mag...
Featuring Easy Life, The Strokes, Tones & I, Sorry and loads more.
Order a copy
April 2020
Review

The Growlers - City Club

Pinning it down to just one would be boring.
The Growlers - City Club
Published: 11:57 am, September 29, 2016
Pinning it down to just one would be boring.

Label: Cult Records
Released: September 30th 2016
Rating: ★★★★

There was no need for The Growlers to tell the world their new album was co-produced by their label boss Julian Casablancas. It takes but a few seconds of the opening title-track to make his influence obvious, and it’s glorious. Even better, it’s only an opening salvo.

Switching between sub-genres at will, there’s a bit of Afrofunk, a touch of disco and a bit of reggae on the side. Pinning it down to just one would be boring. “The Growlers may be the most interesting band in the world,” Casablancas muses, “certainly one of the coolest. Not gypsy, nor goth, nor surfer, nor punk, yet somehow all of them.” He should write the reviews too. Stephen Ackroyd

Give all this a try

Sorry: Workin' 925
Feature

Sorry: Workin' 925

Are you ready for a new favourite band? North London's Sorry are low-key cult faves with an immense banger-ratio, and a stonking debut album.
Dua Lipa has shared her brand new single, 'Break My Heart'
Listen

Dua Lipa has shared her brand new single, 'Break My Heart'

It comes ahead of the release of second album 'Future Nostalgia', which is set to drop on Friday (27th March) after being moved forwards a week.
With 'Saint Cloud', Waxahatchee has produced probably her best work to date
Feature

With 'Saint Cloud', Waxahatchee has produced probably her best work to date

Not afraid to take on the subjects close to home, a recently sober Katie Crutchfield's latest album tackles addiction head on.
Like this? Subscribe to Dork and get every issue delivered direct to your door anywhere on the planet.
CONTACT PRIVACY ADVERTISE

© 2018 The Bunker Publishing