Fuzz City releases second annual 'Summer of Fuzz' cassette

Flying under the radar earlier this summer was the second installment in Fuzz City Records' Summer of Fuzz compilation series, released exclusively on cassette back on June 10. As with last year's debut, Summer of Fuzz Volume 2 is chock full o' hot summertime cuts from a host of bands from around the Bay and beyond, including Cool Ghouls, Burnt Ones, White Mystery Drags, Part Time, Sabba Rabba, and label founder Matthew Melton's band Warm Soda. Melton was kind enough to share a few tracks from Volume 2 with me recently, and you can hear those cuts (from Drags, Part [...]

Fuzz City Records releases 'Summer of Fuzz' compilation

Oakland's Fuzz City Records — a newly-formed label helmed by Warm Soda's Matthew Melton, Rob Good, and Sam Lefebvre — released a 16-track mixtape (for real) that's heavy on the garage rock and punk with a sprinkling of psychedelia and pop. Melton and company admit that the compilation's range of acts reflects their "slightly demented perspective" on summer, but one listen confirms that, for the most part, (you guessed it) fuzz prevails. Featuring both Bay Area acts (Burnt Ones, Chapter 24, Moon Rockers, among others) and plenty of non-locals (D.C.'s Chain & the Gang, Chicago's White Mystery, Australia's Wax Witches, [...]

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