Screaming Females, a punk trio hailing from Roselle Park NJ, have always had an intriguing band name. There is only one female in the band but I think that the character of her lead guitar sound gives the band license to pluralize. The track “Boss” is has a great interdependency between the guitar and voice. At points it seems like the singer is literally singing to the guitar itself. Lyrics like “I don’t need you to remind me who’s the boss… I, Cause I could be the boss of you any day, I try really hard” are sung while the guitar is entirely over powering them. The electric strumming is played at a pace that syncopates the singing giving the sound a lot of depth, and the whole thing is played over a really groovy bass and drum part.

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