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NYC Pop-Punkers Baby Got Back Talk Make Their “Season Premiere” Ahead of Debut EP, “Existential Shred”

Named one of Alternative Press’s ’17 Black Alternative Bands Leading The Next Generation, new school pop-punkers Baby Got Back Talk have released their latest single, “Season Premiere”, off of their debut EP, Existential Shred, out now!

If you haven’t heard of them yet, do yourself a favor and dive into this single and its accompanying video you can watch here. Existential Shred via Wiretap Records is composed of five tracks, each unique in their own way for this band making a name for themselves in the punk scene.

“Season Premiere” has the best of both worlds – beautiful vocals, even some impressive screaming at its end, as well as nostalgic steady punk guitar strums and riffs that stand out. This track definitely will make you want to jump around.

Vocalist/bassist G’Ra Asim says, “I had just started a new job as an English professor, and the opening couplet of ‘Season Premiere’ came to me during office hours: ‘I was searching for a guide / in the pages of poets / But I’m still not bonafide / as a sage or a stoic.’ His knowledge from studying literature provided him wisdom he could hold onto and use to orient his own journey.

“The eureka moment we sometimes think we’re pursuing doesn’t necessarily deliver,” Asim says. “The closest you can actually get is accepting that there’s no grand design to uncover, which means you’re free to make your own. ‘Season Premiere’ is the sound of four weary but still wide-eyed weirdos doing exactly that, and inviting the listener to do so in their own right.”

Find this and more exciting new music on our Alchemical Multigenre Mixdown playlist on YouTube and Spotify.

Alchemical Records contributor Emma Page

Emma Page

Emma Page, a recent Journalism graduate of The George Washington University, possesses a passion for music journalism and storytelling in all its forms. Originally from Baltimore, MD, when she is not writing, she can be found at a local concert or making music of her own.

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