“…a burst of sweet, infectious energy from one of New York City’s most underrated talents…quick-witted, incisive lyrics…[Paula Carino] kicks some real ass….”
“Paula Carino is one of the half-dozen smartest rock songwriters of the past 20 years….”
New York rockers Regular Einstein return from an extended absence with Chimp Haven, a new album that puts a fresh face on their signature punk and power pop-informed indie rock.
Founded in 1994 when songwriter/guitarist/singer Paula Carino met guitarist Dave Benjoya (Food on You, Admiral Porkbrain) and Andy Mattina (Gregory’s Funhouse) at the venerable Fort at Sidewalk Café (where Paula was dubbed “Queen of Antifolk” for the Autumn of ’94.) The band recorded a beloved EP with producer Andy Green and a full-length album produced by the late Loud Family/Game Theory genius Scott Miller. A Spinal Tap-like succession of drummers and Paula’s solo stint in ‘00s failed to derail the kindred spirits and Regular Einstein were reborn in 2010 with the addition of Nancy Polstein (Cheri Knight, Will Rigby, Wirebirds) on drums.
band photo by D.F. Dresher/Showpicts