Music. Rations. Martyrs and Prisoners (7″).

This is the magic of the grab bag. On Record Store Day this year, I made a point of grabbing some blind grab bags from some of the shops I visited, and the bag I grabbed from the indie-er than indie shop Black Dots (which specializes in punk and hardcore releases) was full of 7-inch records and a cassette. I haven’t listened to the cassette yet, but the 7-inches are as invigorating, lo-fi, and weird as one could possibly hope. It’s not all that likely that I’m going to end up a fan of any of these bands, but I love pulling out these records when I want something quick, loud, and different. Martyrs and Prisoners

Martyrs and Prisoners is punk as punk gets, and maybe that’s all you need to know. Continue reading