New (to us) music: Archie Powell and the Exports

Got a tip from Brandon Stein (of the MPLS Henrys) back when he was galavanting around the CMJ Marathon in October. His text read something along the lines of: “Dude, this band Archie Powell and the Exports is f#!%ing awesome.” I new I had heard the name around Chicago, so I decided to check them out. It’s always refreshing to hear a poppy band that still knows how to be creative. It’s straight-ahead rock and roll, and it has me really excited for their next album. Here’s the official video for “Skip Work” from 2010:


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