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GIFTSHOP's Songs of Summer 2021: MORE THAN THAT and KEWL WITH ME

GIFTSHOP'S Songs of Summer 2021

"Giftshop has mastered the art of the precision pop song."

Dave Cromwell reviews MORE THAN THAT and KEWL WITH ME in his latest blogpost. 


Review of GIFTSHOP's 2021 Summer Singles



"Staying in the Big Apple, NYC punks with pop sensibilities released their latest masterpiece Stylish Junkie recently. A hypnotic driving rhythm has you mesmerised as you get drawn into Meghan’s tale and questioning of the seemingly high performing stylish junkie of the song's title."

 - The Ginger Quiff - Autumn Singles Round up 2020


NEW RELEASE:  Stylish Junkie

"The vocals are impeccably delivered, recorded and mixed, with double-harmony enhancements at just the right moments..."  

-Dave Cromwell Writes 

GIFTSHOP - The missing link between Blondie and The Distillers.” - delarue

New York Music Daily

Punk/Underground Compilation: Let's Make Some Noise Together - Vol 1 NYC 2019 Standout band for me though is GIFTSHOP and the brace of tracks offered from them. Stacked opens the album with choppy guitars prefacing the opening line: “All I know is that I’m better than you…”  I don’t disagree, the chips are stacked in GIFTSHOP's favour. Things I Feel is the other GIFTSHOP offering here, a frantic bass opens the 90 seconds of frenzied playing and machine gun vocals. Phew. The even better news is that they have an imminent EP due to drop.” - Neil Hodge

The Ginger Quiff

New York City's Lower East Side of Manhattan and the borough of Queens share a unique historical place in the annals of punk rock's evolution ever since The Ramones burst on the scene in the mid 1970's. That same gritty, blue collar toughness can be found in today's like-minded and similarly situated rockers GIFTSHOP. Their latest EP “Big In Astoria” (set for a February 16th digital release) delivers five searing tracks of updated power-punk with pop styling that would make Joey, Johnny, DeeDee and Tommy proud” - Dave Cromwell

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