Total Control – “Glass”

The ominous new wave track “Flesh War” and the raging punk-rock epic “Expensive Dog” showcased two distinct sides of Australian post-punk powerhouse Total Control. “Glass,” the opening track from the band’s tremendous sophomore LP Typical System, is more on the new wave side of things, but the music exudes a slightly more hopeful vibe than “Flesh War” while remaining merciless in its ice-cold precision. Listen to it.

Typical System is out 6/24 on Iron Lung.