Don’t let the name fool you: these kids aren’t whipping up treats in the kitchen. But their work in the studio….well, be prepared to have your head filled with funky grooves that get your rump a-bumping. Straight outta Williamsburg through Cuba via Tel Aviv, you gotta check out Hank & Cupcakes:
Hank & Cupcakes are Ariel Scherbacovsky, whose funky bass riffs and effects pedalboard sound like a full band, and his wife Sagit Shir, a powerhouse vocalist and drummer. Their infectiously poppy self-titled EP is a four-track teaser to their frenetic live shows, where Cupcakes, clad in Chuck Taylors and spandex dresses, stands to bang her drum kit and puts down her sticks to catalyze dance parties in front of the stage. —Paste Magazine
With words like “incessant” and “whirling” used to describe them, we’re betting their live shows are one heck of a great time!
But…no cupcakes? We must confess that the part of us made entirely of sugar was hoping for some. Okay, more like squealing for joy and then sobbing with disappointment. Geez, get it together, Sugar Demon. Or maybe you should just hit the road? Perhaps it’s time for an intervention. Everybody’s doing it these days.