Music On the Goe | All Blogs


First Listen: Skating Polly

By David Goe

This Friday night, get ready for one heavy dose of indie punk rock. Four bands, all legit in their own right, are scheduled to take the Main Stage at the Mesa Theater and Club. There hasn't been a good indie show for a while (not since Deerpeople played at KAFM) so there is reason to get excited. Starting today I will be featuring each of the bands individually. First up is Skating Polly. 

Skating Polly is a punk rock, pop duo based out of Oklahoma City. Stepsisters Kelli Mayo (guitar/bass/drums) and Peyton Bighorse (guitar/drums) formed the group after a jam during Halloween 2009 and have since made it their mission to reinvent classic punk rock and bring it back to the masses.    

On "Placer," you can hear the raw vocals and power chord down strokes indicative of every punk band since, well ever. On "Kick" the band sounds more like Kimya Dawson (see Juno soundtrack). No drums, just acoustic guitar and collective singing.

Skating Polly are not perfect musicians or singers and they probably prefer it that way. They are doing their own thing and are content making music that they like.  

“The musicians we’re most inspired by are the ones who keep on going and going, who devote their entire lives to coming up with new and different stuff,” says Mayo via the band's website. “A lot of times at our shows people will come up to us and tell us, ‘Keep on doing what you’re doing, don’t ever stop’ and we’re just like, ‘Yeah—we weren’t planning on ever stopping.”

Snag "Kick," a free download, and don't forget to catch the band this Friday at the Mesa Theater with Bad Weather California, Sauna, and Wave Baby.  

COMMENTS

Please Login or Register to leave a comment.

There are certainly a lot of details like that to take into consideration.I read and understand the entire article and I really enjoyed it to be honest.
Guar reports
Best Guar meal korma

your video is so epic no one can make like that . keep it up


villa rental bali indonesia
villa rental in bali

I really like this song. The girls have done a marvelous job here. But they need to do better video for this one. The video is kind of amateur effort when compared to the song. I know they can come up with way better than this!
unable to start microsoft outlook




Recent Posts
These mushrooms are safe
By Penny Stine
Friday, November 21, 2014

Thrifty Digital Ski Art
By Julie Norman
Thursday, November 20, 2014

Time to give up
By Penny Stine
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Wordless Wednesday: Lego Land
By Richie Ann Ashcraft
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Four Sons Plus a Sister
By Randee Bergen
Tuesday, November 18, 2014


TOP JOBS




THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy