Young Antiques / Bio

As a band that released its first full length in 2000 and its second in
2003 followed by constant touring, wild partying, and lengthy hiatus it
would be hard to imagine there‘d be much gas left in the tank, much
less a resurgence. The Young Antiques, Atlanta‘s consummate
power pop trio reunited in 2007 and hit the ground running at full
speed, playing shows and crafting energetic new tunes for a 3rd fulllength
album, Soundtrack To Tear Us Apart, a self-released CD which
saw the light of day in 2009 and was met with welcoming reviews. UK
blogger Leicester Bangs described the album as “angelically tough,
and a garage sound that deserves to be heard by the outside world”.
The ‘Tiques supported Soundtrack throughout the Southeast, and then
followed it up with 2010‘s Fucked Up In Public, a raucous 7-inch single
that paid homage to denizens and bars of Atlanta‘s Little 5 Points
nightlife. Atlanta‘s Creative Loafing called it “Best 7-inch Release” and
Performer Magazine stamped it “Vinyl Of The Month” in April 2011.
Now in full resurgence mode, the ʻTiques have just released
their brand new, 4th full-length on Two Sheds Records. Entitled A
Man, Not A Biography, the 12” vinyl release was engineered by Mike
Wright (Black Lips), Dan Dixon (Biters), and Patrick “Tigger” Ferguson
(Five-Eight), and stands as a 38 minute long blueprint of what
“angelically tough” power pop rock and roll should be: blazing guitar
chords, soaring melodies, and Big Star-esque harmonies. The smart
and spirited songwriting of singer/guitarist Blake Rainey hums through,
while hammered down precisely by bassist Blake Parris and drummer
Kevin Charney‘s propulsive rhythm section. This is the album that the
‘Tiques were meant to make. At least for now...
"Atlanta trio the Young Antiques play angry-young-man rock that
draws the '80s Minneapolis hardcore scene as well as the Jam and
Elvis Costello. With this unique mix, the band creates buoyant and
propulsive songs that shoot straight to the heart of what makes good
old rock & roll great." –ALL MUSIC GUIDE

General Info

Band Members
Blake Rainey, Blake Parris, Kevin Charney
Artist Name
Young Antiques
Profile Page
Rock / Garage / Powerpop

Contact Info

Atlanta, GA
Monk Goldman Limited

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