Written by Laura Rewucki.
Seattle based Tacocat is a sock hoppy, slumber party of a band that falls somewhere under the big umbrella of pop punk. They gained some notoriety after their 2010 album ‘Shame Spiral’; singing songs of TSS, marshmallow snacks, and the age-old quandary ‘how does one bone with a urinary tract infection’? After being signed to Hardly Art (a subdivision of Sub Pop) they ditched the shout a long, riot grrrrl gang vocals in favor of a more melodious croon. The effect is a little more Sleater Kinney and a little less Bratmobile. This transition was present on their 2012 EP ‘Take Me to Your Dealer’ and fully culminates on their latest album ‘NVM’. Continue reading