by Andrew Sacher

Lithuania

Philly's Lithuania is another band of Eric Slick of Dr. Dog, but they're nothing like that band. Eric collaborated with Dominic Angelella (also of DRGN KING) to make the kind of crunchy, fuzzy rock that's closer to Weezer or indie rock's recent flirtations with pop punk and emo. The album was produced by Hop Along's Joe Reinhart and Thin Lips' Kyle Pulley, and Hop Along singer Frances Quinlan makes an appearance on the album's title track, "Hardcore Friends," along with Field Mouse singer Rachel Browne. The album comes out August 14 via Lame-O Records (pre-order physical or digital), and a full stream premieres below.

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