Repo Man emerged in Bristol in 2011, reshaping 'rock groop' sturm-und-clang into subnormal forms, son-of-Oldham vocal slurries, oozing Free sax splatter and shards of punishing guitar bliss. If you ever freaked to The Fall, Sonic Youth, Swans or Ornette Coleman then Repo may be your ticket to oblivion. Their debut slab of un-poetics 'All Mind in the Cat House' is due for imminent release on Lava Thief.
"Distortion and grinding guitar riffs, splashes of crazy random saxophone sounds, punk, anger, lyrics that make you think coming from a voice that is sometimes purr, sometimes sarcasm, sometimes scream"…
FROM THE INSIDE
"If you like your noise-rock gristly, enjoy this prime cut. It’s bloody, raw and visceral"...
LIVE MUSIC SCENE
"Influences are forgotten while listening to this excellent album of intense post punk “un-poetics”, backed by corrosive guitars and, at times, wig out brass. Dense, vital stuff.”...
"All Mind In The Cat House begins by sounding the disc that Lee Ranaldo, guitarist of Sonic Youth, would if it was a British constantly annoyed with the world news and the habits of neighbors"...
VICE PORTUGAL [google translation]
"This is multi-faceted, sophisticated discordance which bristles with angst, contempt and flashes of aberrant beauty."...
ECH(((O)))ES AND DUST
released September 9, 2013
anthony brown: bass
bojak: voice, saxophone, violin, harmonica
liam mcconaghy: guitar
paul albrecht: drums
recorded: 16th and 17th february 2013 at room 4 studios
engineered, mixed and mastered: phillip davies
all compositions: repo man
cover art and design: liam mcconaghy