Cheap Time @ Yucca Tap Room

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Yucca Tap Room

29 W. Southern Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85282

Category: Bars and Clubs

Region: Tempe

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Cheap Time is scheduled to perform Wednesday, September 14, at the Yucca Tap Room in Tempe.

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Just over two minutes. That's how long it takes Cheap Time's song "People Talk" to embed itself firmly in your brain. It's a scuzzy bit of candy pop, all buzzsaw guitars, incessant bass, crashing cymbals, and snotty vocals, recalling the band's '70s influences like Milk 'n' Cookies, The Quick, and Sparks while illustrating a crucial pop-song edict: If you can't say it in less then three minutes, it's probably not worth saying. The Tennessee band is led by Jeffery Novak, a Jay Reatard associate who's issued some spiky psych-pop singles of his own. The band's sophomore album, Fantastic Explanations (and Similar Situations), followed up the band's no-frills debut LP with some of those psychedelic touches but retained a charming, stinging wit on glammy tracks like "When Tomorrow Comes" and demonstrated the power of brevity on "Woodland Drive," which clocked in at a remarkably brief 1 minute, 38 seconds. The group will more than likely leave concertgoers wanting more after it hits the stage at the Yucca Tap Room this week, but that's precisely the point — you can't overstay your welcome cranking out feisty gems like those.

 
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