Trans Am

Instrumental trio Trans Am traffic in a peculiar brand of artifice. They’re rock ‘n’ roll Replicants, offering wry mimicry as the most opaque and dubious form of flattery. Do they actually enjoy techno, glam, arena rock and Krautrock? Are they just sardonic, showboating hipsters? Or are they grievous, postmodern cynics, all style and no intrinsic content. It’s hard to say. But parody and satire have a relevant place in pop music, from Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention to the Residents; humor was an intrinsic aspect of the blues and big-band jazz as well. Maybe Trans Am have a sincere... Read More

Rock, Alternative/Indie, Math Rock
City Of Origin:
Washington D.C., United States
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