Pairs – Summer Sweat
Shanghai duo Pairs fire out fourteen tracks of visceral punk with producer Yang Haisong on the buttons. The record is high octane throughout, but there's something for (almost) everyone - from the teenage-love-angst lo-fi-emo thrash of "No Regrets" to the noise walls of "My Body Is Not A Wonderland".
Entirely made out of Xiao Zhong (drums/vocals) and F (guitars), Pairs make music that sounds like being woken up at 4am by someone slapping you with a size 9 loafer and screaming "Your face is on fire!".
Check out Pairs' recent film "Shaghai Sweat" (opposite) for a better idea of what's going on here...
"Makes you feel about 14, illegally wasted and in love." (Nick Richardson, WIRE)
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