DASHER

SOVIET (SUICIDE SQUEEZE)

DASHER - SOVIET 75978
Format:
1 7"
Release:
10.10.2014
Label:
SUICIDE SQUEEZE
Kat.-Nr.:
75978
Barcode:
4024572759780
The 7" is available worldwide on a limited run of 750 copies and includes a download coupon. Atlanta trio Dasher's origins and mission statement are relatively simple - Kylee Kimbrough wrote a handful of songs on bass, switched over to drums and vocals, enlisted friends Ian Deaton and Jon Allinson to round out the lineup, and documented the humble beginnings with a debut cassette, Yeah I Know.

While that premise is simple enough, describing Dasher's sound is a more complicated affair.

Kimbrough cites Patti Smith as a major inspiration. Spin Magazine heard elements of Killing Joke and Wire.

Band interviews mention the importance of local hardcore bands Manic and Ralph. Somehow all of these reference points work, yet none of them quite do the band justice.

Granted, Kimbrough's commanding vocal delivery would make Patti proud. The primitive urgency of punk pioneers certainly pulses throughout Dasher's catalog.

And the deliberate squall of basement hardcore permeates throughout their latest offering, a two-song 7" courtesy of Suicide Squeeze Records.

Recorded by Jason Kingsland, "Soviet" b/w "Teeth" captures the no-frills energy of Atlanta's most propulsive post-punk band without tagging on any of the unnecessary conceptual or historical talking points lazy music writers rely on.
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. SOVIET
  • 1.2. TEETH