For the uninitiated, which is likely most of you—and which was me until a couple days ago—Love-Up Time features Hayley Thompson-King on guitar and vocals and Simon Simard on drums. Thompson-King is best known for her vocal work with under-the-radar (but cult-revered) psych blasters Major Stars, but Love-Up Time’s ‘tude is less classic rock bluster than cheeky, blown-out impudence. (The band’s demo features, among other things, a snotty, dirge-y version of religious standard “They’ll Know We Are Christians.”)
Out and about tonight? Give ’em a shot.
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