Looks like the members of Western MA punk mainstays AMPERE have a big crush on the dreamy sounds of the 80s and early 90s. Last week we reviewed KINDLING, the noisepop project of vocalist Stephen Pierce and his partner Gretchen Williams. This week we bring you SIAMESE TWINS, which includes Ampere bassist and local show promoter Meghan Minior. The band’s members are states apart (doing time between MA and IL), yet their sound is a cohesive send-up to the sounds of classic 4AD and Creation Records.

“Submission” is all delectable bliss-pop, its reverbed magic anchored by a heavy drum machine and the absolutely smooth-as-silk vocals of guitarist Liz Panella, who also screams in Boston hardcore heroes LIBYANS. Panella’s vocals remind me a bit of Miki Berenyi of Lush in her wistful, breathy delivery. The video is a colorful collage of flower-print patterns in tasteful pink and turquoise hues in a decidedly sinister twee vibe. They also recently announced that they might “potentially” be playing some shows this Fall, so look out! Check out this enlightening interview they did with Pitchfork in the meantime.

Their excellent new LP Still Corner is out NOW on EUNUCH Records.

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