22 August 2014

POLLUTION CAPITALE


I'm a big fan of "time and place" comps that take an aural picture of what's going on in a certain city and/or scene, even if every song isn't your jam (it's a comp, what are the odds of liking everything?) there is probably something you dig, something you've never heard before, or something outside your comfort zone that gets your juices flowing. Pollution Capitale fills all three of those categories and then some - 
Things I Dig
PEUR PANIQUE, LOBSTER KILLED ME, YOUTH AVOIDERS
Things I've Never Heard Before
BIÉRE SOCIALE, SHAWN KEMP, BESOIN DEAD
Things Outside My Comfort Zone
ABJECT OBJECT, BIT PART, BLACK SHABBATH, JESSICA 93 (who dish out perhaps the best track on the tape, a methodical goth/post punk jam that should be mandatory listening for supposed fans of the genre/s)
There are also tracks that could be filed as Shit I Like A Lot
KRIGSKÅDE, AMER, TRASHLEY

Essentially no duds on this comp as long as you are open to new things. There's hardcore, synth punk, post-emo (yeah, that's a thing - I should know since I just made it up), raw punk, some tasteful blast beats and lots of riffs that you will wish you had written but were written by people who probably live really far from you. Seriously, a lot of riffs. This is what comps should be; welcome to Paris circa 2012.



4 comments:

Anonymous said...

This is great stuff, but for some reason the first five tracks are missing.
You're right about the awesomeness of that Jessica 93 song, by the way. Love it.

arnaud boudart said...

Biére Sociale have Magali from La Fraction on guitar

Chapulin said...

The five first songs are missing...
Good comp though. Thanks

Anonymous said...

Hey, thanks for the upload! I knew this tape through the "PUNK MOCOSO RADIO" podcast. You can listen the program here - http://punkmocoso.blogspot.com.br - Awesome blog! Cheers from Bahia, Brasil!