GULAG BEACH: Apocalyptic Beats: LP

Aug 02, 2017

Wow. Looks like this Berlin band have been around for a minute, as they’ve already done a few records. I had no idea. Tremendous left coast-style punk with every song hitting the mark. Think L.A. Hostage bands like Broken Bottles or Smogtown or even early Posh Boy like the Crowd. I’m pretty sure these folks live nowhere near the beach but they got that vibe. For another non-beach reference, think Sonoma’s Bodies, who I adore. I’ve battered the fuck out of this record already, one of my faves of the year. Scratch the surface, dig a little deeper, and see what you can find. Boss sounds. –Tim Brooks (Phantom,