RIOT COP: Subterranea: LP

Mar 10, 2023

Neat darkwave influences permeate the oddball creative sonic wilderness inhabited by Portland, Ore.’s Riot Cop. Political lyrics of the standard far-left fare are set to backing tracks that are anything but ordinary. Deceptively simple vocal lines are dropped on top of bizarre, at times complex, layers of noisy melodies punctuated with raw, simplistic drumming. Doing their own thing while still satisfyingly using conventional punk tropes, Riot Cop is a sternly independent voice that demands your attention. –Art Ettinger (PIG,

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