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2. The Fly
3. Radio Eye
4. White Trash
Pop Crimes, Winnipeg’s own post-punk powerhouse, came through our studio on their latest Eastern Canadian tour and proceeded to rip through these 3 tracks. Stefan Braun’s drawl is reminiscent of Jello Biafra’s own politicized vocals while the four piece comes off sounding more like a revamped Sonic Youth than the Dead Kennedys. There’s something about Winnipeg that breeds intensity and a frenetic kind of punk rock. I imagine these musicians trying to get warm during those long, dark winters and playing as hard and fast as possible to get the chill out of their bones. Continue reading…