LAY DOWN YOUR BURDEN BOY 7″ by Brontez Purnell and Jason Kendig
7” vinyl, Includes poster, 2019
“A springtime collaboration between Brontez Purnell of the Younger Lovers and Jason Kendig of Honey Soundsystem. “Lay Down Your Burden” marks a perfect intersection between Brontez’s loveworn, D.I.Y. punk and Jason’s underground dance party devotionals.
“He Never Knew What Kissed Him” is a vulnerable, achingly beautiful pop song. Brontez has a scoundrel’s croon, set here perfectly in a cradle of breezy, wistful Farfisa and skittering percussion.
“When I See You Out” is a peak time Hi NRG banger, sweeping and assertive. Built atop a turbulent bassline and insistent vocals, it comes off like the indie grandson of Sylvester’s “Mighty Real.”
The two songs combine to tell a story – side A for those quiet, hopeful moments getting ready to leave as the sun sets, side B the living sound of the heated dancefloor that drew you out.”