Tag: Gang of Four

THE SHAKAMOTO INVESTIGATION – Lucky 7

“It’s been a stinker trying to release records during the pandemic but when they’re this good you’ve got to heed that call. I haven’t been this amped on something so close to home in a good few years. The Shaka guys have made a killer LP that has all the calling cards of some of the best weirdo 80s hardcore like Big Boys, Minutemen & Meat Puppets but with none of the usual archaic stubborness that comes with the usual fanboys (and yea they are usually boys) for it.”

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JON LANGFORD – Lucky 7

“Punk was very much about white kids reaction to seeing young West Indian kids fight the cops at the Notting Hill carnival and learning to dig their music and rebel stance. The protest against institutional racism and police brutality all over the US this week are encouraging to me because the participants are so young and so racially mixed. Maybe this is the generation that can turn the tide.”

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