The Izzys

The Izzys

The Izzys

Keep Your Powder Dry

Fat Man

The Izzys make you drive your car too fast. Trust me, I know.

Take the opener, “Tear Em On Down.” It sounds like the Stones and Skynyrd stuck in a bus station with a liquor salesman. Then change gears to the Parsons-ish “Under the Sun,” which never rushes to the finish line, thank you very much. These guys know how a guitar should sound — loud, raw, or weepy when the moment calls, such as the reflective “Lost on the Way” or their take on the Dead classic “Deal.”

Hailing from New York City, these guys have been around a few years and while they don’t necessarily fit into today’s taste of the moment nonsense, you get the feeling that doesn’t matter a bit to the Izzys. Turn it up between plays of Exile or The Gilded Palace of Sin — you know, the good stuff.

The Izzys: theizzys.com

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Recently on Ink 19...

  • Gary Wittner
    Gary Wittner

    Too Modern for Me. (Invisible Music Records) Review by Stacey Zering.

  • Willard Gayheart & Friends
    Willard Gayheart & Friends

    At Home in the Blue Ridge (Blue Hens Music). Review by Carl F. Gauze.

  • Alex McArtor
    Alex McArtor

    Touch/Are You Alone (Bigmac Records). Review by Stacey Zering.

  • Superstar
    Superstar

    Sex, drugs, adultery, murder and finally, redemption – it’s all intertwined in the tale of Trent Davis, the “star” of author Christopher Long‘s latest, Superstar.

  • Moloko Plus
    Moloko Plus

    Moloko Plus is a monthly experimental music event in Orlando, Florida.

  • General Magic
    General Magic

    General Magic invented the smart phone in 2002, but just couldn’t get it to market. That’s just how they rolled.

  • Blue October
    Blue October

    Alternative 90s rockers Blue October rolled into Central Florida for a two-night run at House of Blues, and Michelle Wilson was blown away.

  • Pahokee
    Pahokee

    Pahokee produces sugar cane and poverty, but some the brighter students might make it to the big time with a college degree and a new zip code.

  • Sumo Princess
    Sumo Princess

    When An Electric Storm. (Educational Recordings) Review by Bob Pomeroy.

  • Laura Valle
    Laura Valle

    Charismatic. Review by Stacey Zering.

From the Archives