Words: James Frostick
Image: Ela Stiles
Grizzled rock outfit Deaf Wish are back, baby! After pummelling eardrums with 2015’s Pain, the group have announced a new long player by the name of Lithium Zion. The first single from the album – ‘FFS’ – is a blistering hurly-burly reminder of the band’s potent disquiet, with an empowering outburst that seems to say that no matter how many times you get knocked to the dirt, no one can bury you.
Continue reading Listen: DEAF WISH – ‘FFS’
The release date for Deaf Wish’s new album, Pain, fast approaches. As the first full-length release from the band since 2010’s Mercy, there is a strong murmur of excitement from the underground. As many prepare to inflict Pain upon themselves, I spoke to guitarist Jensen Tjhung about how it came together and what people can expect after years in the wilderness.
Continue reading Interview: DEAF WISH
Kitchen recording sessions, acoustic instruments, introspective lyrics – it all makes sense. If you can get over the rustic and ‘downer’ aspects of these songs there is a lot of appreciate.
Continue reading In Review: LOWER PLENTY – LIFE/THRILLS (BEDROOM SUCK, 2014)