EXCLUSIVE BLASTING THE STREAM of 4 tracks taken from WWHIRR - MODERN HYPOCRISY LP
As the Kuala Lumpur hardcore punk scene has flourished in the past decade with tons of band liven up and died off while still there are bands remaining active and committed to pull off new materials to challenge self determination and to achieve a new height in life. This self-driven motivation goes not only for the bands, but as well as the individuals that involved and operated in various sector within the DIY element to make the scene stay alive and thriving. DIY played a vital role in infiltrating these individuals/bands with positive nature to keep on progressing and learning thus giving and sharing.
And the trio partner-in-crime of WWHIRR have learnt it a lot and applied it apart being the line of SARJAN HASSAN and TOOLS OF THE TRADE, as they are the among faces that putting out most of RUMAH API every single weekend's show that hosted uncountable numbers of local and touring bands. The DIY ethos has being proven true and the outcome was positively seen with the post-production and release of WWHIRR first demo cassette where everyone get together to being creative and productive.
Thus, the result of 13 minutes of bass raging against intense drumming overlaid with roaring vocal retracing back the 90's excitement towards the newborn hardcore punk tune back then called powerviolence with the vivid image of the powerviolence master itself, MAN IS THE BASTARDS hallucinating and resides in the shallow thoughts.
That's 'SELFISH ACHIEVER', WWHIRR first demo cassette co-released in 2013 by CACTUS RECORDS, KNOTS RECORDS and RAT WILL FEAST RECORDS. Recorded at RUMAH API, a collective-run DIY space and venue, in October 2012, the session involved a circle of close friends within the hardcore punk scene. And they turned out to be the caretaker of RUMAH API and the regular patrons of RUMAH API.
And the demo cassette has branched out and provides nectar for those who thirst for it's offering. Thirst for a new form discomfort powerviolence tune. MERCILESS 666 RECORDS based in Berlin, Germany landed a 12" LP deal offering that WWHIRR wouldn't want to reject. A year later in 2014, MODERN HYPOCRISY LP is out, readily to present the local hardcore punk scene it's own powerviolence soundtrack and to challenge all the local bands to live it up to the DIY ethos and willingly to work hard and dedicate to achieve and progress to a new height like never before.
300 copies of 12" in two different colours; the usual black [200 copies] and the special “cyan” or “blue-green” [limited 100 copies] with screen printed cover by Merciless 526 Records and it will be distributed by Germany’s RSRECORDS/HATE APE PRODUCTION.
Have this record and blast out this shit loud from dusk to dawn to piss off your ignorant non-stop complaining & gossiping with hearing sensivity malfunction disorder neighbors.