Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Robocop (Maine, USA) - Demo (2009)
1. Intro / I Hope All Your Friends Die
2. Assasination Markets
3. Caucasian Big Man Power
4. Feminism Uberalles
5. Scram, Kidz!
6. Substitute Creature
Total playing time 12:03
Maine hybrid punx empowered by the Bastard violence, makes you wonder how no band already made claims of instant ejaculation upon Alexander James Murphy's cold, metallic touch, how no non-cyborg organically dreamt up Burroughs-style phallic flesh-guns, machine-gun-hands, the morning shaving ritual resulting with resistors & transistors on the rusty yet self-aware razor, pre- or post- Verhoeven or, uh, Shinya Tsukamoto. Anyone the least familiar with my person is also familiar with my powerless, ambivalent cyberpunk fetish, hence I cannot claim disinterest in Ryan Page's projections of allegedly rational, yet irrationally steamy sounds. Robocop is powerviolence done the old school way, but their trudgin' sludge - nervous, coarse punk juxtaposition echoes off of skyscraper windows and the blind, alienating surge of technology, despite the classic inside jokes ever-present in this vague genre.
You can get the demo here, but I also ought to mention how Randall (ANb) picked 'em up, "put out" their Robocop II full-length effort free for download over at Grindcore Karaoke + Childer's kickass review skills at Grind & Punishment.