Wednesday 18 December 2019

Choked Up - Home

(Photo by Kate Hoos)

  Choked Up are from Brooklyn and formed in 2017. They line up with Cristy C. Road (Vocals/Guitar), Rachel Alicea Gibbons (Lead Guitar), Rose Bomberg (Bass) and Wes Ruiz (Drums). They play pop punk songs "about love and companionship and special connections, but during the apocalypse." Just in case any of you has a hell of a memory and thinks "hell that vocalist sounds familar" Cristy has featured on here before with her previous band The Homewreckers (

  They've recently released debut album Dichoso Corazon which they present as a love letter to the broken hearted. Engineered and produced by the legendary Mass Giorgini (Screeching Weasel, Squirtgun, Common Rider), it's catchy as hell Latino queercore pop punk heaven. Lots of hooks and melodies but with just enough grit to make it an extremely palatable dish. You can check it out here :

  This was the first single from the album, it's an earworm that demands repeat plays and it's called Home...

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