Album Review: Tiger Rider's Self Titled Release Redefines D.I.Y.


Seattle trio, Tiger Rider released their self-made, self-titled album, Tiger Rider earlier this year and it did not disappoint. They embody the true meaning behind D.I.Y. by writing, recording, and produicng everything themselves. Plus, the passion it takes to bring a complete album into the world shines through on every track.

The album itself stands alone as a cohesive work with a consistent sound that melts the band's influences, Pixies, Weezer, and Jimmy Eat World, to name a few, expertly in a way that's original but familiar. A few standout tracks from the record are "Say What You Will," "Rebound Boy," and "Toxic Masculinity".

The opening song, "Say What You Will" is an anthem for anyone who has ever been told that their dream is out of reach, or they're not doing it the right way. The heavy bass on the song acts as the heartbe