Posted in music on June 13, 2014

by Andrew Sacher

Sound of Young America

It either takes a lot of bravery or irony to call your album The Sound of Young America, but four hardcore bands -- Calculator, Innards, Capacities and Itto -- have done just that for their new four-way split which comes out next week (6/17) via Flannel Gurl (pre-order). This split (not to be confused with Jesse Thorn's radio show) is dealing in a darker, heavier brand of hardcore than the current trend of atmospheric screamo/post-hardcore. But it sounds like roots are shared between these bands and Touche Amore/Pianos Become the Teeth/etc in bands like Converge and Modern Life Is War. A full stream of the split premieres in this post and can be listened to below.

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Comments (8)

self aggrandizing with a side of copying the refused art direction

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2014 12:52 PM

The real sound of young america is sachercore.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2014 1:04 PM

12:52 - the refused title was itself a copy of Ornette Coleman and self aggrandizing, so this is no worse. All Sacher Shite.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2014 1:23 PM

i'd say this is a blatant copy of refused, which itself was a rip-off of nation of ulysses, which was a reference to ornette coleman.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2014 8:38 PM

or maybe NOU was referencing Motown...

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2014 8:39 PM

i'd say this is pretty great. you guys should take a closer listen before judging it solely on the title and artwork

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2014 1:29 AM

When are you morons going to realize that putting "America" on shit instantly makes 6.5 BILLION people not give even one flying fuck?

No one cares about your lame identity-laden bullshit!

Apple PIEZZZZZZ in the pit!~

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2014 10:47 PM

This is the best release of the year so far!

Posted by Anonymous | June 19, 2014 2:11 PM

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