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Trent Fox & the Tenants "Mess Around"7"

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Trent Fox & The Tenants are Milwaukee's latest and greatest Up-N-Comers. Taking note from their peers (Midwest Beat, Goodnight Loving, Jaill, etc.), Trent Fox honed their skills in the seedy basement scene of Riverwest. Shit, Trent Fox even runs one of the longest-standing and most beloved basement venue of the neighborhood, The Vault. Kind Turkey favorites like Black Time, Bare Wires, Nobunny, Wax Museums, and plenty more have bashed brains in at the Vault. Trent Fox's brand of garage-punk-twang is definitely a fresh breath of air in a constantly evolving scene. This new EP features 5 tracks of instantly catchy garage/punk/rock n roll anthems. Songs about drinking, fights, girls, tomfoolery, drinking, Mario 3, old ladies and working class life in Milwaukee. Required listening for anyone who spends their summers drinking beer and soaking up the sun on their porch right after the Winter frost has thawed. This will make you bump 'n boogie.

500 copies - First 100 on color vinyl - All copies hand-numbered. Screen printed art by Zabby of Big Action Records. Art cocept by Mikey, designed by Bobby.
Black Vinyl

Side A:
1. Mess Around
2. Outta My Mind
3. Jokes!

Side B:
4. Old Lady
5. Sounds Fine To Me

"The song ["Mess Around"] — lean, serrated and a little dangerous, with an infectious yeah-yeah-yeah refrain — is the title track (and opening number) from a new five-song 7-inch EP, due Feb. 22 on Kind Turkey. Truth be told, all five songs are killer garage-rock rave-ups, full of scuzzy guitar, cacophonous drums and snotty lyrics about memorable ex-girlfriends, mom jokes and scoring with that fetching older woman from around the way." - Listen, Dammit.