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Cuir: Single Demo 12"

Cuir: Single Demo 12"


Tags: · 10s · france · hcpmf · punk · recommended · spo-default · spo-disabled
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CUIR is a solo project from Doug (Sordid Ship/Coupe Gorge and many more). Here is total synthpunk attitude. We decide to press Demo and Single in a 12" with an unrealized song.



Our take: I’ve seen people hyping Cuir online for a while now, but I haven’t given their music a close listen until we got in this LP, which compiles an earlier single and demo cassette. Their aesthetic struck me as a little cheesy, so I was resistant to investigating further, but it’s easy to see why people are hyping them. They’re excellent and don’t sound like anything else I can think of. The basic formula is tough, fist-pumping punk with an oi! edge, overlaid with super melodic synth parts. If you took away the synth, Cuir would sound like a mix of the Carbonas and Rixe, but those synth lines take these songs to places I never would have expected them to go. Every track is short, punchy, and all impact. I’m sure some people will think the synths are cheesy, but the more I listen to this, the more I think I love it.