♫♪  September Girls - “Jaw On The Floor”

Let’s face it: when you’re pissed-off, politically-frustrated, and in the mood for music with “inherent anger” “atmospheric textures” and “dark-hearted noise,” not just any ol’ regular swirly, psychedelic gloom-rock will fit the bill. You need something with a bit more… heft.

Enter: the morose, Dublin-based, politically-minded psych quintet September Girls and their sophomore album Age of Indignation. This record, which follows their 2014 debut Cursing The Sea, not only brings all the great noisy tropes of the eerie, atmospheric psych you know and love-to-freak-out-to; it also ups the usual psych-rock ante by tacking such harrowing and complex subjects as “feminism, religion and life in Ireland at this point in history” along the way.

Case in point, take this new video for the band’s newest single “Jaw On The Floor.” It was shot DIY by the band as they drove across the (suitably dark, desolate, and spooky!) American southwest, as well as during an L.A. radio session, and it features Oliver Ackerman from A Place to Bury Strangers on vocals. “The stark imagery reflects the dark uneasy feelings of the song,” guitarist Jessie Ward O’Sullivan says of the clip, “exploring early feminism, its role in the 1916 Rising, and how there are still powers in place today who thrive on maintaining the status quo.” Doesn’t get much more heavy and morose than that, now, does it? Check it out below (as well as a few spring tour dates around the UK), and enjoy your seething, dark-hearted anger. You’re welcome!

September Girls dates:
04.29.16 - Laverys, Belfast, UK
05.14.16 - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds UK
05.15.16 - Arts Club Loft, Liverpool, UK
05.16.16 - O2 ABC2, Glasgow UK
05.17.16 - O2 Academy 3, Birmingham, UK
05.18.16 - O2 Academy 2, Oxford, UK
05.19.16 - O2 Academy 2 Islington, London, UK
05.20.16 - Full Moon, Cardiff, UK
05.21.16 - The Maze, Nottingham, UK

Age of Indignation tracklisting:

01. Ghost
02. Jaw On The Floor
03. Catholic Guilt
04. Blue Eyes
05. Age of Indignation
06. Love No One
07. Salvation
08. John of Gods
09. Quicksand
10. Wolves

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