Start Out Your Year With Literary Postpunk

Later this month, the Portland, Oregon-based label Water Wing Records will reissue two records by the New York City No Wave band Y Pants, their self-titled EP and the album┬áBeat It Down. Listening to their music, one can hear an anything-goes spirit and a limitless energy; it’s the same sense of not being hemmed in by musical expectations that makes the likes of Desperate Bicycles and ESG so thrilling to hear.

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