Label: MOODY MONKEY Records
Ref.: MM45-004
Bar Code: 4024572686833 EAN
Records title: Play along with... The Teamsters
Recording medium: Vinyl Extended Play
Release: 31.01.2014
Label code: 29508

Cover Artworks: ARTHOLE


THE TEAMSTERS - Play along with... The Teamsters / 4 tracks EP / vinyl

From the deepest depths of North London, and in particular Archway where they walk 'The Kentish Mile', come THE TEAMSTERS, the latest beat combo to hail from this great British city. As a label based in Hamburg, it was inevitable that Moody Monkey would release such a fantastic young and new band like The Teamsters, especially because there is no other band like them. This Londoner trio are certainly anchored in today's beat sound, writing their own material in their special Teamsters' way, however with an undeniable 60s influence and worthy of their heroes who once roamed the slums of St. Pauli. The mothers of these boys from London, Manchester and Copenhagen have (or so it seems) breastfed their offspring large doses of Mersey Beat and R'n'B. However this was not enough for them, and they completed their musical education at the elementary state school of The Milkshakes, The Kaisers and everything in-between; indie and punk influences also come through, which finally give them that raw, gross sound of a current garage band. The first side of this EP, "Diggin' an early grave", has a repetitive, juvenile leit-motiv which - and i promise you - will quickly get you hooked. It's a real hit for me and I can't get it out of my mind. The second track "Girl (how could ya?)" is harmonically speaking a true, wonderful beat pearl, which lead Sir Bruce Brand  to call The Teamsters founding fathers of the “re-beat” movement. Wahooo! The B-side kicks off with "Don't come back home", an angry and rebellious hit. Same as "Diggin' an early grave", which i can't help myself dance and jump to with madness. I admit Thee Vicars and Black Lips spring to mind, but nevertheless, this is definitely The Teamsters' trademark sound! The last number is called "A girl named Linda" which rounds off the EP with a composition exercise. Bo Diddley would have a word or two to say about it. But it's just another wonderful ditty part of the large bank of songs written by the bands song-writing team that is 'Bolton / Wing'. Our trio are obsessed with Medway delta music, and in fact they recorded this phenomenal 45 "Play along with ... The Teamsters" at the Ranscombe Studios' in Rochester. This brand new group have already performed at many great gigs on the sceptred isle. Very soon, you will expect to find them playing in your local town, and the release of a debut LP soon to follow. Until then, play along with The Teamsters on this fabulous extended player available now! Be swift and get this record limited to 500 pieces! (Release: Jan 31st, 2014)



Available in any good cool'n'crazy record shop worlwide!!!

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You can also download THE TEAMSTERS on Amazon over here (link will be updated soon), or on iTunes over there (link will be updated soon too)

Also available on all other main platforms.



Get the record from CRYPT RECORDS or MOODY MONKEY.

THE TEAMSTERS are also selling their records at their shows (...just ask!)

Or also from Copasetic, Soundflat Mailorder, Butterfly Records, Get Hip, Green Cookie, Munsterama, Sugar and Spice, Fuzz Overdose, Flight 13, Rhythm Online, Crazy Love Records, Moskito Mailorder, Green Hell, Shiny Beast, Clear Spot, Larsen, Detour Records and many more.