The Bitters' debut LP, East General, is out April 13 via our friends at Mexican Summer. Infectious album highlight "Travelin' Girl" is a brilliantly simple, raucous lo-fi pop throwback that confirms that these two are in fact the "cave pop stars of the future" as advertised, and that Aerin Fogel is an absolute powerhouse.

The Bitters :: Travelin' Girl

Catch the Bitters at our SXSW party on Friday, March 19. First 50 people in the house receive a copy of the Mexican Summer/Waterloo Records vinyl compilation Mexican Summer Meets Waterloo, the label's first limited edition vinyl/digital comp of "2010 newbies," featuring new tracks from the Bitters, the Mantles, Dunes, the Alps, and many more. Finally, check the disturbing/possibly NSFW East General cover art after the jump...