Leave Home Ramones with The Rezillos’ love of bright colors and some girl-group bells and harmonies as well. Lookout Records would’ve been all over this during pop-punk’s 1990s resurgence, but fortunately Hanlon has labels like Burger, Bachelor, Infinity Cat and Lauren Records all ready to amplify her. Historically, she’s done it all herself, but her latest self-titled album (like The Spits, she’s all about consistency) brought in all-star studio reinforcements for the first time, with heavy hitters from Vivian Girls, Toys That Kill, Lolipop Records and more all activating their own particular superpowers.
Peach Kelli Pop is the with-some-help-from-her-friends project of singer-guitarist Allie Hanlon, who relocated from Ottawa to Los Angeles and found a very welcoming home for her sound. The “pop” in Peach Kelli Pop includes shades of the