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ESTRONS – Whoever She Was… EP

ESTRONS – Whoever She Was… EP

★★★★

ESTRONS – Whoever She Was… EP

This is not a band hung up on accessibility.

Label: Gofod Records Ltd
Released: 11th December 2015

Rating: ★★★★

Subversion grounds punk four-piece ESTRONS. Lead single ‘Make A Man’, from debut EP, ‘Whoever She Was…’ throws down the gauntlet and has brash vocal lines from Taliesyn Källström that hold a finger up to the patriarchy and lie atop scuzzy guitar lines.

The powerfully seductive melody on ‘Aliens’ removes the EP from sonic conflict before plunging straight back into ‘Ysbrydoli’ – it’s welsh for ‘inspired’, and is backed up with welsh lyrics throughout. This is not a band hung up on accessibility.

It’s refreshing to see a band wield their creative autonomy as freely as ESTRONS do. Jack Glasscock

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