i wrote this.
White Lung were born out of Vancouver’s “weird punk” scene, and cut their teeth alongside arguably weirder and punk-er bands like Nu Sensae, Twin Crystals, Shearing Pinx, and the Mutators, playing in meat lockers-turned-music venues like Emergency Room Strathcona and other now-defunct art and music breeding grounds once tucked in alleys and behind padlocked doors throughout East Van.
The band is a far cry from the rats and doorway-hookers of Vancouver, and with a new album set to drop June 17th, and a world tour already underway, White Lung are well on their way to shedding any vestiges of “weird” or “punk” as they loosen up their tightly wound, strangled vice grip-sound, coax out a few melodies and move out to L.A. all in the upcoming months.
Their new album Deep Fantasy is the stuff you’d…
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