by Bill Pearis

Deaf Wish Pain LP

Australian band Deaf Wish release their first album for Sub Pop, Pain, next week (8/7) but are streaming the whole thing right now via SPIN. While they live up to their name -- the band's show last year at Death by Audio was one of the loudest shows I'd ever seen there -- it's not all tinnitus-inducing. There are multiple singers/songwriters in the band and some of it is on the pretty side, and some of it is more like Sonic Youth, Cosmic Psychos and METZ in a head-on collision. It's all pretty good. Stream the whole thing below.