With its members split between Oakland, CA and Seattle, WA the quintet Happy Diving comprised of Matt Berry (guitar and vocals), Matt Yankovich (guitar), Kevin Prochnow (guitar), Mikey Rivera (bass) and Samuelito Cruz (drums), have quickly developed a reputation for sludgy, grungy guitar pop that’s reminiscent of Dinosaur, Jr., Nirvana as well as contemporary acts like Dead Stars, My Vitriol, etc. Certainly after listening to “So Bunted” off the West Coast quintet’s forthcoming “So Bunted” 7 inch, it should remind you of 120 Minutes-era MTV.

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