Punk as a genre has seen countless quick and powerful bursts followed by unbearably long dwindles in mainstream mediocrity. Punk seems to thrive in bleak, industrial cities that are otherwise devoid of culture. Surprisingly, the brightest spot on the punk map of late is the burgeoning scene in Copenhagen, Denmark, a city known for its jazz, architecture and clean environment.
Early last year, the Copenhagen-based punk quartet Iceage released their debut LP New Brigade to near universal acclaim. In late March 2012, Iceage’s Escho Records lablemate Lower released Continue reading