YOUTH BRIGADE: Complete First Demo: 7”

There’s something awesome about walking into a record store having heard of a record, wanting to buy it, and finding it. This is a bit off-topic, but I had that experience twice this week. Walking into a D.C. record store and finding the latest Dischord release is no real trick, but wanting that release can be. Dischord has opened the vaults so much lately I was afraid I’d have nothing to say about this record, but it’s on the high end if you’re into ‘81. All the songs sound angry and classic. There are many variances from their Possible EP, the band’s only output besides a Flex Your Head appearance. This is one of those times the demo exceeds the product. A must-have.

 –Billups Allen (Dischord)