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Kagami: Demo cassette

Kagami: Demo cassette


Tags: · 20s · hardcore · hcpmf · Japan
Regular price
$5.50
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$5.50

Here's a brand new 6 track demo out of Tokyo, Japan by KAGAMI! This contains 5 fast rippers plus a GI cover.

Our take: I’m fond of Japanese punk bands that draw inspiration from classic US hardcore. Milk took the US by storm last year, but back in 2007 Sorry State released a cool EP of early Dischord-influenced hardcore from Sapporo’s Bored to Death, and before that was Total Fury, whose 13 Songs LP might be the single best piece of “Dischord worship” ever recorded. If you’re a fan of the aforementioned (or other Dischord-inspired bands like Amde Petersen’s Arme), check out this demo from Tokyo’s Kagami. The style is dead on… fast, simple rhythms, guitars that spit out furious riffs with minimal distortion, and a singer from the “all I wanted was a Pepsi” School of Punk Rock Vocal Arts. I’ve loved music like this since I was a teenager, and I’ll probably be listening to it in a nursing home one day. Hardcore rules, OK?