Radio Europa - tydbxx

2015 was a brilliant year for Radio Europa. They emerged from nowhere and quickly apppeared in Louder Than War as New Artist of The Day and with their debut album, Rise Of The Gutterzz Press And The Death Of Modern Thought featuring in our top 100 of the year. Secret gigs attracted loyal gatherings and an EP of previously unreleased material was the icing on the cake.

TAK TAK TAK is the brand new single from the Welsh experimental miserablists. The single is the first to be released from their forthcoming album ‘tYdBxX’ which is due in August via Malt Barn Recordings. This version is the “unrubbed” version with no mastering or mixing. Inspired by the works of Burroughs and Chris Morris, TAK TAK TAK is Radio Europa’s version of Americana…or maybe not.

Bruising sunshine
Gold Teethed fields
Dark rolling bird feed

Choking cloud
Blurred and Frizzy haired prophet
Martyr to mundane breath
Laugh whilst gums spit blood

Full/narrow swigging juice
pull plaster quick/painless
destroy trust with a wink
teeth falling out behind brown pulpit

Tak Tak Tak

Follow Radio Europa on Twitter as @RadioEuropa79 and like on Facebook.

All words via Paul Scott-Bates. More of Paul’s writing on Louder Than War can be found at his author’s archive. Paul’s website is hiapop Blog and you can follow him on Twitter here, and on Facebook here.

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Born and bred in Lancashire, currently residing in the Rossendale Valley. Everything deserves one listen, but, not necessarily a second. Only (ex-Community) DJ to ever play Nat ‘King’Cole followed by Nine Inch Nails, and, eat Fish and Chips live on air.


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