Album review: Tiny Terrors - Two Cartoons

JAMES BELFIELD
Last updated 05:00 30/12/2012

Relevant offers

Album reviews

Paul Weller's new album Saturns Pattern is out of this world Hot Chip warm up on new album Hallelujah - it's another Leonard Cohen live album It's hits and misses on Diana Krall's covers album Josh Groban's easy listening album leaves an uneasy feeling CD Review: Alabama Shakes Kiwi Hannah Curwood's impressive album debut Sigh no more - Mumford & Sons' acoustic-free makeover pays off CD Review: Pitch Perfect 2 OST Listening Post

TWO CARTOONS   
Tiny Terrors
(Yellow Eye)

Born nearly two years ago when Otago Uni students Isaac McFarlane and Bradley Craig were on holiday in Auckland, Two Cartoons have now produced two EPs this year, and have cemented a remarkable arrival.

While March's first offering called Jelly Tipped Lips (which featured the great single Better Coast) was jangly-guitared Dunedin kiddiness through and through, this year-ender promises a beach-friendly alt-pop sound with up-tempo drums and simply wonderful harmonies.

The duo describe themselves as "musical fanboys" and have an unashamed love of Wavves, but their sound is not derivative and sets them up to be ones to watch over the summer.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content