The Death Set have stormed Ninja Tune and staked their claim atop the label's rock imprint - Counter Records - as its first American signing.
Brash in-your-face punk rock with spazzing energy sliced with lo-fi electronics and that subtle swagger touch, the kings of Baltimore's vibrant warehouse scene are poised for worldwide takeover.
Aural slaughter unleashed today - April 22nd - with their fantastic Worldwide full-length.
Check the Death Set program right about HERE: http://ninjatune.cachefly.net/qtvideos/deathset_epk.mov
And the print press survey says:
"Synthesizing electro-pop and breakneck rock, this delirious band is everything punk should be--and a lot of things punk could be." -- Paste
". . . the Death Set rock out a la Looney Tunes- maniacal, colorful and giddy." -- SPIN
". . . grabs punk nostalgia by the shoulders and pulls it back into the pit." -- SPIN on "Negative Thinking" video (Must-See Videos)
". . . they steamroll over synth pop and its more experimental brethren, demolish the first generation U.K. punk bands and many of their off-spring, take an axe to art-punk, lay waste to the new wave, and ravish the New Romantics." -- All Music Guide
". . .a curiously enraptured transmission from the Apocalypse, while the nervy synth-shuffle of "Superzero" imagines Giorgio Moroder meeting Fad Gadget over six pots of coffee." -- SF Bay Guardian
"Between the limb-twisting throwdowns and the sing-along fist-pumpers, Worldwide has enough attitude to reawaken your long-lost inner punk — or at least make you wish he hadn't sold out so soon...the thrashers on the hold up as well at a party as they do in the pit." --Earplug
". . . a compelling, pummeling danceable anthem." -- Paperthinwalls
Infectious song alert!!!
'Negative Thinking' is gonna be an 08 anthem...I've got my hand up to be a witness:
A little snapshot into how they wreck shit live, perhaps?
For more info:
THE DEATH SET
LIVE IN CONCERT
w/BONDE DO ROLE
FRIDAY MAY 16
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