Some assume that being in a punk band means surrendering your sense of humor and giving up all claims on musical maturity. Fortunately, there's the occasional outfit that dispels that stereotype. The Ramones were goofy from the get-go, while Green Day proved that irreverence can garner you a Grammy. For their part, Less Than Jake demonstrates that insurgency and ingenuity can go hand in hand. Although they originated as just another band from Gainesville in the early '90s, the incorporation of horns and a distinct ska sound allowed them to carve their own niche among hardcore fans of the Warped Tour. The band's penchant for funny, frenzied punk-pop anthems — encapsulated in such... More >>>