Waco Brothers “Resist!” (Bloodshot Records, 2020)

Cash meets Clash! The Waco Brothers, a mash up of Jon Langford’s punk sensibilities and cowpunk twang, are probably the only band still around who merit the term “Insurgent Country,” a trademark on which Bloodshot Records built their reputation. ‘Resist!’ is an excellent compilation drawn from their  20 plus years with the label with many of the songs being released on vinyl for the first time. The collection focuses on their songs about resistance and protest and one presumes it was compiled as a response to current US politics but, closing as it does with ‘Bad Times are Coming ‘Round Again’, it’s weirdly prescient. Continue reading “Waco Brothers “Resist!” (Bloodshot Records, 2020)”

Wacos release new protest album “Resist!”

We leave you oh dear reader this weekend with news that just in time for the US primary season, Waco Brothers are releasing a collection of their songs about resistance and protest on February 28th, entitled ‘RESIST!’ The Chicago-based/UK-born country punks have been politically outspoken throughout their career and the new release brings together their most inspiring and rabble-rousing tracks – many of them from out-of-print albums, all of them never before released on vinyl before in the U.S. Continue reading “Wacos release new protest album “Resist!””