"built out of the bands that are in all of us and melting them together to make something unique – a rare gift for a band these days"
Jacky Boy is a rock band from Bloomington, Indiana. Their debut album On Good Terms with Everyone You Know came out in October 2017. It rocks.
Jacky Boy has two new songs, "Get Along" and "Swaying", written and recorded by Steve Marino (guitar, vocals), Mark Edlin (drums, vocals), Stone Irr (bass, vocals), and Zac Canale (guitar).
Steve, Mark, and Zac live in Bloomington. Stone lives in Los Angeles. Stone used to live in Bloomington. He visits sometimes.
The band used to be just Steve and Mark and Stone. They all have a deep love of Weezer and Dinosaur Jr. and early Foo Fighters and other seminal, fun rock bands, and they wrote songs that sounded like that. Their songs belong on a Tony Hawk Pro Skater soundtrack. That is absolutely a compliment.
“From the isolated Dinosaur Jr-esque guitar breaks to the hushed bridge to the deeply relatable world-weary sensibilities contained in the lyrics… [Jacky Boy] perfectly bridge the divide between the past and the present by identifying the unifying traits of both the eras and the genres that have formed their approach”
“the lyrics are telling, the guitars are hypnotic, and the overall vibe is refreshing”