PUBLIC OPINION: Modern Convenience: 12”

Sep 22, 2022

Record of the month! This is a subgenre-busting EP of catchy punk rock, with equal emphases placed on both the punk and the rock. Bass-driven verses that echo early punk and post-punk (and indirectly remind me of Young Offenders’ angular feel) and then crescendo into giant, rockin’ choruses that would make both Turbonegro and Off With Their Heads jealous. The label’s description mentions Fucked Up and The Hives as reference points and both are dead-on accurate, but in truth there’s no perfect comparison for what’s encapsulated in these five songs. Please just go listen for yourself and then hope there are still records left to buy! –Chad Williams (Convulse,