Eat Sugar

WRITTEN BY
Emma Lind

Who? Eat Sugar sprung from the Midwestern womb ofCincinnati at the end of 2006 and has since taken the scene by stormwith their spastic brand of electro-charged dance pop. Aidan Bogosian(vocals), Jim Reynolds (bass/synth), Greg Poneris (drums), and ErinProctor (synth) have shared stages with the likes of Voxtrot, VHS orBeta, Calla, and Enon, and the band's self-released eponymous EP isavailable now.

What's the Deal? Eat Sugar'shot-blooded, punk-laced hooks are well-suited for fans of Shitdisco,LCD Soundsystem, and fellow Dayton, Ohio alt-rockers Brainiac.Bogosian's nervy yapping brings a quirky vibe to their mini debut whilethe rest of his bandmates keep up with an unshakable, raw power. Fromthe angsty bass lines of "I'm a Carrier" and the post-punk punch of"Brown Boots" to the propulsive sass of "Sixteen," Eat Sugar combinesbold, vigorous lyrics and upbeat electro-pop melodies. "That chick's onfire," Bogosian quips over razor-sharp synth beats. Well, the samething can be said for Eat Sugar.

Fun Fact: EatSugar took their name from an art exhibition titled "Eat Sugar SpendMoney," which was on display at Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Centerin the early '90s.

Now Hear This:
Eat Sugar - "Sixteen" DOWNLOAD MP3

On the Web:
Eat Sugar at MySpace
eatsugarmusic.com

Talk: Do you have a sweet tooth for Eat Sugar?

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