#MusicMonday June 3rd
Written by Total Meyhem on 3rd June 2019
This week’s #MusicMonday comes via Not the Punk Rock Show host Jamie, and this week comes from Public Service.
Formed in Glasgow in 2016, Public Service combine scythe-like guitar with a guttural howl that seems forged in some unimaginable, primordial pain-swamp. With a Wipers-esque insistence in the rhythm section and gothic atmosphere perpetuated by lashings of chorus and reverb, Public Service’s debut E.P. fuses Banshees-style hooks with a full-throated punk dynamism
I’m Gonna Kill That Man is Public Service’s debut studio recording proper and is an extended meditation on power relations in interpersonal relationships, 3 songs that chart the paradoxes and contradictions in relating to people, the processes involved in othering and psychological self-defence. Multi-layered and full of symbolism, I’m Gonna Kill That Man can be read as a treatise on mistrust of men and fear of manipulation but at its core Public Service’s central feeling of universal dread and transcendence through expression translates directly to the listener.
As our Track Of The Week we will play this everyday at 6am, midday, 6pm and midnight.