"Jesus H Christ and the Four Hornsmen of the Apocalypse has a crusading horn section, some fine guitar playing, and a growing catalogue of sharply satirical power pop. - The New Yorker
Here are some records released in the past year that deserve a second listen: Jesus H Christ and the Four Hornsmen of the Apocalypse, “Jesus H Christ and the Four Hornsmen of the Apocalypse” (Jesushchristrocks.com)—This self-released album by a local eight-piece band delivers sharply satirical power pop. Risa Mickenberg sings about copulating in Connecticut, exposing one’s breasts in hot weather, and the romantic powers of psychotropics, backed by a crusading horn section and some fine guitar playing. - The New Yorker
“Their songs, which combine the dead-on working-week details and pop chops of Fountains of Wayne with the inspired silliness of an especially strong SNL skit. “ - Blurt
"Imagine that Sarah Silverman never decided that saying "fuck" and shocking people was clever, and it actually made her funnier. And then while working on Mr. Show, Jack Black played her a Tenacious D demo and she decided to steal the idea and rework it as horn-laden power pop. That's basically what we've got here, and it is fantastic.” 75 or less
All songs written by Risa Mickenberg and Joel Shelton and performed by JHC&TFHotA
The band has performed at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, the Brooklyn Academy of Music's BAM Cafe, The Mercury Lounge, Stephen Talkhouse, at the Coney Island Boardwalk, and have shared the stage with greats including Nellie McKay, Cintra Wilson and Tammy Faye Starlight.