Teenage life: Not that much different than adult life sometimes? Maybe you’re in your 20s and you spent January first hungover, smoking weed out of an apple on a snowy porch with a glass of whiskey while reading the Times. Maybe Zoo Kid did too— just the teenage version. Staring at a blank gray sky and trying to score some beer and smoking endless cigarettes. How could he not? His voice sounds so full of spit and venom (sorry dude if your parents see this and you don’t actually smoke cigarettes and they get bummed on you smoking cigarettes). We wrote about the video already—how naked it is. How risky it is to put yourself out there. Coughing out a mumbled sorry in the middle of your song. Alienating yourself at a time when the most secure thing in the world is being accepted by dudes around you. Teenage angst is a bummer, but Zoo Kid makes it really appealing. Get the 7-inch right now from House Anxiety.
Stream: Zoo Kid, “Out Getting Ribs”