VICE Exclusive: Needs' New Track Will Make You Want to Burn Down a Suburb

The Canadian band plays angsty punk tunes that sometimes veer into math, noise, and hardcore territory.

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Mar 6 2015, 5:20pm

Some song titles are subtle, and other song titles are, "The Only Good Condo Is a Dead Condo." That's the name of this new track from Needs, a Canadian band who play angsty punk tunes that sometimes veer into math, noise, and hardcore territory. There's something invigorating about this band that's difficult to convey without listening to them—it's a genuineness that most punk bands have abandoned today in favor of paint-by-numbers tropes.

Needs does their own thing and ends up with a sound that's as exciting and energetic as it is depressing. Their self-titled debut is slated for release in May. You can't preorder it yet, but you can listen to another song, "We Forgot the Records to Our Record Release Show," here.

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