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Max wrote:A correction, "The day the world turned gay" was not an album, it was a track on the "pig iron" album from 2006 and written around 1998 when George Michael's toilet exploits were in the news. Pretty sure it wasn't meant any more literally than "so what" and "animal".
Jesus, proven wrong twice in one week in one forum. Rough week for brownie....
Although not surprised i was wrong about it being a single and not an album. Cos i never payed much attention to what they did after 1982 being that it was average.
Their most recent stuff i accidently stumbled across on an oi sampler from.germany ( 'Never drink alone') also contains allot of gay slander. Im not pc at all but i think when you play music to a predominantly unpoliticised audience, ( which a large amount of oi punks, skins, metal heads and more broadly, bogans are) you do run the risk of convincing them your serious....
I.e i think repeatedly referring to homosexuals in a negative light could reaffirm someones prexisting homophobia where as saying 'i fucked an goat and peeped through a hole on the toilet cubicle' is far more obviously having a laugh.
Ive seen them live. In all honesty.id probably watch them again. I like their first l.p allot. But I think they have transcended into a desperate case .
Been thrashing these both on the turntable and headphones on the way to work pretty hard. Some killer new releases. Especially loving the Antisect album - NOT the cover art however, it looks like avengers or star trek or some shit haha. I get they were going for an emblematic Crass-style vibe but it does't really work. I can forgiv it for the tunes though as it's their first in aeons and it delivers like a Killing Joke album! B Boys also goes great like a higher-energy Wire. L.A Witch with some slick psyche/garage rock. New Protomartyr is fully harrowing,poetic and enjoyably bright at the same time. New With The Dead is crushingly phenomenal - it takes a lot to get me hyped on a doom metal album and it goes hard. Metz combining the power and melody of their previous two efforts to make a great third album. Some Alan Vega (my fave album of his) and the new Haram on La Vida En Us Mus.
Kerry wrote:^ Nice post! Having a listen to that Haram album now. Groovy.
Shot! Haven't posted in a while so thought I'd chuck up a few more than usual. Yeah it's a little lo-fi but it goes!
Dubpunker wrote:CLOWNS (Aus) 9 Points. A Highlight for me in 2017.
Theyre opening for Foo fighters in melbourne...This is another reason i will never take them seriously. If u want some good melbourne shit.... check these rock n rollers ... (i think there is an ex clowns member in ths band, he made the right choice i feel)
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