Route For The Underdog is a fortnightly half hour podcast dedicated to the best new emerging and unsigned artists. I regularly browse music sites like Bandcamp and Soundcloud looking for the latest underground releases from the newest bands from all over the world.

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Les Chaussettes - Kate / Volcanoes 7"

‘Kate / Volcanoes’ is the debut double ‘A’ sided 7” single by Vancouver 60s-inspired band Les Chaussettes.

On Side A is the fabulous garage pop treat ‘Kate’ – A groovy track with soothing, cooler-than-cool vocals.

On the flipside, ‘Volcanoes’ is a more upbeat affair with fuzzy guitars and a gloriously catchy chorus (I’ve been singing ‘Volcanoes, Volcanoes…Oozing’ in my head for a fair few days now!)

You can get the 7” in limited edition lipstick pink via Punk Fox Records or alternatively you can download it now on their bandcamp page for $3.