Canadian punk band, Headstones, puts the pedal to the metal in the new music video for “Psychotropic”. With unrelenting power chords and an intense charisma, there’s plenty to love about this new single as it steamrolls everything in its path.
Mixing the speeds of hardcore with the nonchalant theatrics of Devo, Headstones take a more minimalist approach with their visuals this time around with long shots of lead singer, Hugh Dillon, sneering directly into the camera. Beneath a pallet of psychedelic neon colors, the remaining shots of the band fly by unnaturally fast as the band zooms through the tune in under 3 minutes.
Bombastic is the word that comes to mind as Headstones demonstrates that this will be album with no holds barred. With reckless speeds and a biting attitude, all senses launch into overdrive with no looking back. And as the latest look into what Flight Risk has to offer, the band’s larger-than-life intentions are clear when it comes to the overwhelming force of their music.
“Psychotropic” is available now on major streaming platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Deezer, TIDAL, and Pandora. The accompanying music video is also available on YouTube. Find this and more excellent music on the Alchemical Records Multigenre Mixture playlist on Spotify and YouTube.
Charlie Maybee is a dancer, musician, educator, and writer based in Charleston, South Carolina who currently teaches with the Dance Program at the College of Charleston. His primary work as an artist is with his performing collective, Polymath Performance Project, through which he makes interdisciplinary performance art that centers tap dance as the primary medium of expression and research. He also currently plays rhythm guitar for the Charleston-based punk band, Anergy, and releases music as a solo artist under the name Nox Eterna.
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