“80’s New Wave Broadway show tunes for carnivals” is one description pinned to the music of spaz-pop engineers, New York Disco Villains. With the new release of their debut self titled CD, NYDV showcases 11 catchy oddball gems which are sure to linger in the listener’s ear long after the circus has left town. Subject matters ranging from love in a Godzilla ravaged Tokyo to finding financial security through Mary Kay products are explored through raucous group shouts, jerky time changes and a dark sense of humor, firmly rooted in pop sensibility.
“(NYDV) makes music that evokes Frank Zappa, The Dresden Dolls, Ween and Richard Cheese: Appealingly quirky songs with plunky keyboards, effects-laden guitar and fun vocal harmonies.” — E. Moore, FreeTimes
Oingo Boingo, Frank Zappa, Ween, Allan Sherman, Weird Al Yankovic, Dresden Dolls, Ween, Richard Cheese