One of many awesome aspects of my job is constantly receiving emails promoting bands I've never heard of, ready for me to potentially love and trumpet. Today's example is Pup, a hard-hitting group out of Toronto who on first listen reminds me, at least superficially in terms of the well-composed aggression and the way I felt about it, of fellow Canadians Metz. Watch the video above for "Reservoir" and tell me you're not amped up. See them live Feb. 27 at the Burlington, and watch for the group's solid self-titled debut in the spring.
Watch Matt on “You & Me This Morning,” Friday at 6:55 a.m. on WCIU, the U
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