Sep 16, 2021

Four songs comprise Drug Church’s latest release that is, for some reason, an LP. Three of the songs could’ve easily fit on the band’s last album, Cheer. They have an aggro, angry, and discordant sound, while simultaneously being catchy. There’s certainly a continuation of their influences from Cheer: the Pixies and Quicksand. Patrick Kindlon’s lyrics are still spot-on criticisms of power and relationships. There’s also a cover of Arcwelder’s “Something to Forget,” which led me to check out that band. Even though it’s been thirty years since the original song came out, I’m just finding out about Arcwelder now and am totally digging them. So, thanks Drug Church—both for these four songs and the introduction to another great band. –Kurt Morris (Pure Noise)