Not everything has to be genre-breaking, edgy, or experimental.  Sometimes, you just need a melody, some good lyrics,and decent hats.

The aptly named “Proper Records” is backing this band of accomplished musicians: Butch Vig, drummer for Garbage and producer of the Most Important Album of the 1990s. Phil Davis, who played with Vig in Fire Town, a hot band from the late 1980s. And Franklin Lee and Peter Anderson, from San Francisco’s Call Me Bwana. They’re all guys who have been playing music for decades. And it shows.