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7 October 2023
Who: Manchester-based hard-reading, no bullsh*t political punk quartet. Connecting the dots of disparate genres with a meld of math-rock, funk and fizzing, energetic new wave guitar pop, the band snares issues of convenient morality in a tangle of observational lyrics, devastating caricatures and unrelenting, sweat-dripping socio-political songwriting.
New single: ON SIGHT
Jacob Peck (frontman): “’On Sight’ attempts to paint the character of those who turn against their moral views for profit. Whilst doing harm and working against progressive change, people often still believe they are doing a good thing. Sometimes it’s a state of wilful ignorance, sometimes people are victims of systemic deceit, but either way often only make shifts in their position or behaviour based on their individual situation, rather than any concrete morality.”
TUTV: These young dogs produce a characteristic, rudimentary English indie buzz
that twists and turns faster than you can say Hungry who? On Sight is propelled by a relentless drum/bass tandem while freaky guitar riffs fight for their space. Exciting, right? You betcha.
Add the singer’s manic vocals – think Yard Act‘s spitting and sneering fuzz – and a hustling chorus and you know we have a turbulent post-punk winner. Now you know who Hungry is and be sure, they’re going places with their juvenile swagger.