Tacocat, 'Crimson Wave' (Live) The Seattle punk-pop band's name is a palindrome, not to mention a potential Internet meme. Watch Tacocat perform "Crimson Wave" live in KEXP's studio.

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KEXP Presents: TacocatKEXP

Only the Seattle band Tacocat could turn "that time of the month" into a surf party. With its second album, NVM (a nod to Nirvana's Nevermind), the palindromic group combines '90s nostalgia with a high-energy party vibe. With vocals as bright as her hair color, singer Emily Nokes makes menstruation sound manageable, singing, "Gonna head on down to the beach today / Surf all my girl probs away." Watch Tacocat surf away on KEXP's local music show, Audioasis.

Oh, and watch Tacocat's entire KEXP performance on the station's YouTube channel.

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