New Music Of The Day: Wall – Last Date

One of New York’s most hyped new bands return with a Devo sting in their tail today.

Vince McClelland’s guitar is orchestral and piercing throughout, while Sam York, perhaps the Five Boroughs most vicious singer with any real songs behind her this decade, spits and instructs her way through 100 seconds of intensity.

While there are a bunch of bands from elsewhere in the States making similar music right now – Coneheads from North West Indiana, perhaps – but none of them are really courting the mainstream the way Wall are. Here are a band, you feel, who actually want to be big, want to tour, want to get into a proper studio and see how it fucks with their shit. Bring on that date, I say.

See Wearewall.com for more on Wall. ‘Last Date’ is the final track on the fourpiece’s debut EP which is out on January 15 on Wharf Cat. It was produced by Austin Brown from Parquet Courts.