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Hardly Art


Released: 7th Apr 2014


lp + download + booklet

Released: 7th Apr 2014


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taut, dark & brilliant expansions of punk, indie &  post punk, bringing to mind the fall, parquet courts & tyvek.

since their debut protomartyr have incorporated more austere post-punk & the odd synth into their frantically windchilled punk. the result is total genius, a combination of untamed rigid aggression, unsettled patience / restraint & an uncanny knack for tying the whole thing together memorably. bringing to mind the fall, parquet courts & detroit luminaries Tyvek, this is essential for anyone who likes the darker, untamed no man’s land between indie, punk & post-punk.

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  2. Ain't So Simple
  3. Want Remover
  4. Trust Me Billy
  5. Pagans
  6. What the Wall Said
  7. Tarpeian Rock
  8. Bad Advice
  9. Son of Dis
  10. Scum, Rise!
  11. I Stare at Floors
  12. Come & See
  13. Violent
  14. I'll Take That Applause