Toob Top Shakur = Circle Jerks + Sonic Youth
Convincing old-school punk rock post-2000 never sounded so 1982. Toob Top Shakur from Fort Collins is as wild and dangerous as Michael Jackson let loose on the set of Romper Room when the TV cameras aren’t running. Or maybe when they are. This live recording of TTS spits out the The Germs’ loose execution mixed with snotty bravado and snarling, monster-distorted guitars which get almost Sonic Youthy in “Chemical Burn.” Yum yum.