Sound: Scots with a loose, bar band flavor that scrappily rip through a bunch of classic UK styles – ramshackle punk, bouncy pop, shredding riff rock and more.
Playlist Partners: The Libertines, The Kinks, The Clash, Oasis, Herman’s Hermits
Heavy Rotation tracks: “Wasted Little DJs”; “Same Jeans”; “Comin’ Down”
Medium Rotation tracks: “Dance Into the Night”; “Wasteland”; “Superstar Tradesman”
Recommended: Despite The View’s obvious debt to their forefathers, The View’s energy and knack for writing legit hits makes you pay attention. Hats Off to the Buskers has several worthy highlights and exudes a fun-loving attitude from start to finish.