Tennis System - 'Hey, We Tried'
Tennis System are a little known duo (Matty T & Misha Bullock) out of the city of Los Angeles. They describe their sound as 'if My Bloody Valentine & Sonic Youth had a baby with The Kinks'. It certainly has a Sonic Youth feel and is reminiscent of San Diego's Crocodiles latest release Sleep Forever.
They are currently looking to release their second LP on a limited run of vinyl with the help of fans pledging money out of their own pockets with the promise of treats in return.
Check out www.tennissystemdc.blogspot.com for more details.
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