“This is energy honed, owned and punked. This is New York junk trashed for the masses. It belongs in a sweatbox on hot summer eve in a downtown back avenue slam…”
We’re in the church of repetition where the spray paint on the alter says ‘one good riff is good enough so don’t waste it’.
“From the opening bars of DIY Fisher-Price lofi post-punk disco, my earballs are alive and alert…”
“Don’t be kid by easy feelings, don’t be fooled by cool pop vibes… a whole range of regrets and could have done betters can get made in those long still-warm evenings.”
You could hunt around looking for fat to trim off but you’d be hard pushed to find much to cut. Personality Cult’s new debut LP is a lean hard wired helping of short, sharp, sweet tracks packed with thin wry-lipped smiles and breezy snot nosed punk.