Canadian duo the Pack A.D. are on Mint Records, the label most famous for birthing the genre of cuddle-core (Cub, Bunny Grunt), but their music seems more like it'd beat you up before it would cuddle you. While the drummer Maya Miller and guitarist/vocalist Becky Black are are often compared to Detroit garage rock (their fourth album was even produced by Jim Diamond, who worked on The Dirtbombs and White Stripes albums), but a few of their songs also reminded me a little bit of the psych-pop-rock of The Mallard.

The Pack A.D. play at the Crocodile with Hobosexual this Sunday, and I got the hot tip from Emily Nokes about how you can always tell a lot about a band based on how they act in their Nardwuar interview: