They named their band after a basketball move. They named their album after a Will Smith song. And they put a nice painting of a beautiful dog on the cover of the album. Why did they do these things? While you're listening to this great record, you can ponder that. It's almost too much fun, as is the music.
Here's the video for "Dying Breed":
And here's "Fantasy":
They're playing at the Treefort Music Fest in Boise, ID with over 100 other bands, including Camper Van Beethoven, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Built To Spill and The Walkmen - and I predict they are going to have a lot of new fans after that. This stuff is pretty much irresistible.
Finally, because why not? - here is a link to a stream-of-consciousness interview with Canadian punk band Slam Dunk about some notable slam dunks.
You can learn more, or buy, at File Under: Music.