La Gruyère | Viagra Boys, post-punk cudgel

Thu, 14. Jan. 2021

Viagra Boys

WELFARE JAZZ
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Viagra Boys, here’s a band name that hits the mark. And who makes you move your calves from the first listen to his second album, Welfare jazz. The story is not sad: covered with tattoos on his beer belly, Sebastian Murphy leaves San Francisco for Stockholm. What an idea! Precisely, for a handful of years, he has been practicing with his six acolytes a hyper-joyful post-punk, willingly satirical in the image ofIn spite of ourselves and its hilarious second degree.

Under their jean-foutre airs, the Swedish group distills a wickedly stirring music, driven by a metronomic bass and old rhythms of vintage Moog. And, not without recalling Masto de Bérurier Noir, the group uses an anachronistic and delirious saxophone. Like everything …

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