Iron Chic isn’t a band that lends itself well to hyperbole; I just really like them. They’re a band that plays melodic and heartfelt punk music. It’s really fucking catchy. Triangulate Low Culture, Tiltwheel, and RVIVR and you’re in the vicinity. It’s emotionally honest, strident DIY punk.
My experience attempting to manage personal anxiety when national stress levels are at all-time high, and my analysis and understanding of my own coping mechanisms.
What’s the overlap between DIY hip hop and DIY punk rock? What makes these two scenes attractive to second generation immigrants? Rishbha tells her story of growing up in Canada as the child of Indian immigrants and her exposure to punk and hip hop. She interviews other second generation immigrants involved with both DIY hip hop and punk to learn about their experiences and relate them to her own.
Get Better isn’t just a great debut record but a beautiful soundtrack to go with warm and fuzzy feelings. The gorgeous instrumentals mixed with simple lyrics give this trio a solid sound.