Having cleaned out their closet with the ‘Life of Crimes’ compilation, Indonesian Junk are now ready to move forward with the next phase of their career. Having expanded from a trio to a quartet, Milwaukee’s favourite trashy rock band now sound bigger than ever.
Their new single ‘Type of Girl’ makes a much bigger feature of their retro guitar riffs than ever on a track that evokes a deep cut from the New York Dolls LP ‘Too Much Too Soon’. The dirty sound comes straight from the proto-punk scene of ’75; it’s volume owes everything to The Dictators, but somewhere buried deep there’s a nugget of Cheap Trick waiting to be discovered. As is often the case, Daniel James’s wilfully sloppy vocal style will be a stumbling block for some, but there’s just something about this number’s hugely retro style that’s determined to stick.
Check it out below.