A horrible hack

Electric Chair

Performative Justice

Year Released: 2019
Format: 7"
Label: Iron Lung
 
Reviewed by Alex Deller on Jan 28, 2020
Blasting this makes me feel like I'm being caught up in something that's absolutely out of my control: being tugged out to sea by an undercurrent, say, or caught in the hot, clammy press of a crowd that's crackling with tension. It's discomfiting but also exhilarating - a manic ride that's full of cruel vocal barbs and nerve-testing scrapes. The label mentions Battalion Of Saints as a point of reference - not a name to drop lightly, but one that's absolutely on-point given the ugly, coruscating purity of these five visceral punk songs.


Recommended record by Collective Zine!

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