Post Pink. Photo by Megan Lloyd.

Local post-punk group Post Pink put out one of the best records of 2016, the brisk eight-song “I Believe You, OK.” Packed with exuberant grooves, skittish guitar riffs and Angie Swiecicki’s raw vocals, “I Believe You, OK” was praised by national sites like Pitchfork and BrooklynVegan and Pitchfork, as well as the now-defunct alt-weekly City Paper.

The group today released “You Real,” an air-tight track boasting all the aforementioned qualities and a sugary-sweet hook to boot. Listen below. As Stereogum points out, the band just wrapped up some West Coast dates opening for the Breeders, which likely (hopefully) means we’ll be hearing a lot more from Post Pink in 2018.

Brandon Weigel is the managing editor of Baltimore Fishbowl. A graduate of the University of Maryland, he has been published in The Washington Post, The Sun, Baltimore Magazine, Urbanite, The Baltimore...