The Make It All Show, came out this year. All of the influences that you’d expect are present and correct — Babes in Toyland, Hole, L7, Sleater-Kinney, Veruca Salt, Nirvana, Sonic Youth, The Breeders — with a bit of Fiona Apple and Liz Phair thrown in for good measure. But, more important, these noise-makers are finding their own sound with increasing ferocity as time progresses. It’s loud and sweet, honest and angry, intelligent and uncompromising punk rock. Potty Mouth and Dimber also play.
It’s tempting to still view Oklahoma City riot grrrls Skating Polly as the new kids on the block, but in fact the band (originally a duo composed of stepsisters Kelli Mayo and Peyton Bighorse, later joined by their brother Kurtis Mayo) formed in 2009 and their fifth studio album,