Bandcamp picks: Girl Platoon – Critters

GirlPlatoon are an Australian band specialising in TRASH. Their noisy approach to rock hearkens back to artists like Sonic Youth and places them in the fine Australian tradition of great psychedelic rock. Their new EP Critters is a belter. Continue reading “Bandcamp picks: Girl Platoon – Critters”

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Why 2017 will be the year of bad protest music (and how to stop it)

If Punk is still alive, it works for President Donald J. Trump.

Today is Inauguration Day, that coveted day which occurs every four years in the American calendar, during which the Chief Justice of the United States transfers the power of presidency from one man to another. This happens via a mystical “essence sucking” ritual whereby the  previous President is drained forcibly and violently of his vitality by the Chief Justice.

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