Posts Tagged ‘Mark and Frances Quinlan’

This Philly-based quartet of Mark and Frances Quinlan, Tyler Long, and Joe Reinhart push accessibility’s boundaries on their sophomore LP “Painted Shut”, which seamlessly skirts the middle ground between fuzzy guitar-pop and vertigo-inducing rhythms. Even more jarring (and appealing) is Frances’ octave-swinging, hair-raising vocal rasp.

With only two albums to their name, Hop Along have only just begun to hit their stride as a band.

“I Saw My Twin,” a gently loping Painted Shut standout track about finding your doppelgänger at the Waffle House