Big Ups - Eighteen Hours Of Static

Last year, Big Ups, a clangorous DIY post-hardcore band from New York, started making some noise with a reportedly furious live show; we’ve posted their “Wool” and their “Goes Black” video. And now they’ve recorded their debut album Eighteen Hours Of Static, half an hour of intense, tough, unstable old-school underground-rock chest-beating. The album is too feral to belong to what’s being called the emo revival, but like the bands that belong to that scene, Big Ups use time-honored, half-forgotten guitar-rock moves to find something like catharsis. The album pretty much rules, and you can listen to the whole thing below.


(via This Is Fake DIY)

Eighteen Hours Of Static is out 1/14 via Dead Labour/Tough Love.

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