They let the music speak for itself. I respect that. Here’s the only thing they have to say about their music:
Deadkaren: A combination of the most humid of sounds, including alternative B-sides, naked in a tub of slushies, with a slight feminist undertone, written as happy music for sad kids.
So what’s in store for you if you listen? First the sweet/tough lead singer’s voice, intense over driving jumpy music, a voice that’s almost sweet enough to dupe you into thinking you’re safe . But listen to a few tracks you realize that the honeyed voice is knife sharp, with a feminist edge.
For instance, BradChad, one of my favorite tracks, opens with two frat boys ruminating on the evening’s plans and pulses forward to the feminist response. It’s thinking you’re attacking a kitten, and finding out it’s pretty much that rabbit from The Holy Grail.
Songs like Blah, Blah, Blah start with bendy guitars, drums push you forward and the song shoves you right through – in a good way. I liked the forceful, headlong trajectory. All of the have the same relentless energy.
Go check this band out. If you end up naked in a tub of slushies, you can’t say you weren’t warned.
Julie Carpenter is the creator of the Sacred Chickens website. She is dedicated to telling stories and making sure that indie writers and publishers have a way to be heard. She uses narrative, her own and others’, to help interpret the world. She has a Master of Professional Writing from the University of Memphis, with an emphasis in Composition Theory. She wants to bend reality one story at a time. Julie’s work has appeared in Fiction on the Web and will be included The New Guard. She is currently working on a novel.