Hardcore Change Of Pace: Spunky

Check the past few posts on this blog. Notice any similar threads running through them all? It’s all sorta…light stuff. Don’t get me wrong, I love shoegaze and twee-pop as the next sissy. I just need something with a little more kick every once in a while.

So today, here’s the polar opposite of indie-pop…hardcore. No melody, no mumbled vocals, no cardigans. Just pure dissonance courtesy Osaka outfit Spunky. There new song “We Are Spunky” serves as an excellent introduction to the band, with its flailing-about guitar work and manic vocals. It’s no major breakthrough in the genre but a serviceable one. Everyone needs a chance to slamdance away aggression. Listen here.

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