Richard Rose are a new band from Los An­ge­les whose line­up in­cludes mem­bers of Ex-Cult, GØGGS, Bad Sports and OBN II­Is - in the small world of garage punk, it doesn't get much more ex­quis­ite than this! Their mu­sic how­ev­er doesn't sound all that much like cal­i­for­nia to me, but rather i'm re­mind­ed of high en­er­gy aus­tralian garage acts like Jack­son Reid Brig­gs & The Heaters, Mi­ni Skirt, Dumb Punts or WOD. Some­what of an out­lier here is Queen Se­lene, a crawl­ing ston­er jam, which is usu­al­ly not ex­act­ly my cup of tea, but for some rea­son i kin­da like this one.