16 October / 18 October 2020
Five new firecrackers to bang-up your favorite 48 hours…
‘What Are We Standing For’ by BAD RELIGION (Los Angeles)
“In this time of tribal nationalism, dissent, as a form of political speech, is vital to democracy.” The American veteran punks support athletes who take a knee to protest racism and police brutality with this rattling rocket, speeding like a hot rod on the run.
‘White Lies’ by WAR ON WOMEN (Baltimore, US)
A buzz and fuzz crossover crackerjack propelled by stormy guitars, slashing drums, and Shawna Potter spitting and sneering in the face of vicious racists. “We politely request you
get your boots off our necks.” New album Wonderful Hell out 30 October.
‘Diskotek’ by AXLS (Newcastle Upon Tyne)
After their Saturday Night Fever debut concept album First Contact this vibrant trio
returns with a hip-shaking dance stomper that triggers your limbs on the spot. Turn
your living room into a discotheque and pretend like it’s 1999 all over again.
‘Summer’s Gone’ by BEECH (Belgium)
Imagine Scottish daydreamers Teenage Fanclub fronted by J Mascis. Yes, slacker vibes and melancholic sentiments, longing for better sunlit days. Close your eyes and join the moony trip while musing about a corona-free world. The nostalgic video clip will help you.
‘Take Over’ by FIRST FRONTIER (South-London)
We can all use a sonic boost in these surreal times. Take Over does the job damn well. A new-wavish, uplifting and don’t worry, be happy humdinger “about protecting your mental health by silencing the channels through which we receive negativity on the reg!” Fun video!
See/hear you next week music junkies…