Album Review: Cake Like's Bruiser Queen

Simply put, Cake Like, a three-piece out of New York, suffer from

Kim Gordon syndrome.

Kerri Kenney tries to stretch her low, atonally growly voice to

perform Sonic Youth's Gordon-like tricks but lacks the attitude and

passion behind the vocal. As a result, lyrics such as "where's my

Latin lover?" just don't have the punch of Gordon's emotionally

charged verses.

Cake Like's second full-length outing, Bruiser Queen...