"...A new band made up of Simone TB and Slim Twig of Tropics, plus Slim's wife/artistic partner Meg Remy of U.S. Girls and both Amanda Crist and Carlyn Bezic of Ice Cream. It's a good chunk of Toronto's east end music scene in one band...Where all of the members' main projects approach genre conventions - loosely art-punk, girl group pop and minimalist post-punk - from somewhat of an intellectual (and sometimes unsettling) distance, Darlene Shrugg is a place for straight ahead (but not too straight ahead) rock music. " -Chart Attack