San Francisco band Weekend have a strong affection for The Jesus and Mary Chain and so do we. The influence is clearly evidenced on the sprawling new single “Coma Summer”, the first track to emerge from the band’s forthcoming double LP Sports. Singer/bassist Shaun Durkan recently described their sound by saying, “Our goal has always been to balance the abrasive qualities of punk and noise with something more introspective and vulnerable. Creating that simultaneous push and pull. Like the beauty of an oil fire.” Sounds amazing to me.
Sports is out November 9 on Slumberland.