Honey Radar - Sing the Snow Away: The Chunklet Years LP
Honey Radar - Sing the Snow Away: The Chunklet Years LP (Chunklet/USA)
"I can only hope you get as solid a kick out of this album as I did."
"Honey Radar is an exceptional avant-pop band, currently based in Philadelphia, helmed by guitarist Jason Henn. This compilation pulls together material recorded for singles on Chunklet Industries, the Atlanta label run by Henry Owings. It represents what might be called Honey Radar's second phase, which began when Henn left Indiana to settle in Sun Ra's City of Brotherly Love."
"Gimme nothing but jams." That was how Chunklet challenged Honey Radar upon the beginning of their long, torrid love affair back in 2015. What was turned in, and continues to be turned in, is nothing short of bedroom psych pop brilliance. "Sing The Snow Away: The Chunklet Years" shows a band that went from a one man recording project into the more sophisticated (yet still home recorded) band you hear on this album. Three proper singles, a smattering of split singles and some bonus tracks constitutes "Sing The Snow Away." Covers by The Monkees and The Fall? Yep, we've got you. All mastered by Drew Crumbaugh and the artwork constructed by Jason and Chunklet. Liner notes by esteemed scribe Byron Coley. Let the love affair continue.