Recently, my current obsession has been local and LA area bands and ¡Socorro! is a band I was told I should take a listen to. This five member Los Angeles band delivers tight, but folky, California pop, with engaging hooks, as well as warming male-female vocals. 115 more words
This self-released LP is Rooney’s chance to make Rooney’s dream record. But it appears Rooney’s dream record is a lot like every other one the band has made — melodic, upbeat, mightily derivative — except with less catchiness.