Girl Band – De Bom Bom


There's something refreshing about drenching oneself in the static of Girl Band. The Dublin band – previously known for their schizoid version of Blawan's actually terrifying Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage and the dystopian post-Blues of this year's Lawman – have surfaced again after extensive show-playing to release summer anti-anthem, De Bom Bom.

While drummer Adam Faulkner enjoys a spot of breakbeats, recorded with a satisfying shed-in-the-garden aesthetic, Alan Duggan and Daniel Fox (guitar and bass, respectively) hammer out ferocious grotesques of white noise – a roaring storm through which Dara Kiely throws his vocal thunder, torn between ragged whateverness and slurred screaming.

Any Other City Records release De Bom Bom/I Love You on September 1st 2014 (pre-order).