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Die! Die! Die! -"These guys do post punk perfectly" Their entire history has involved movement. The band traveled to Chicago to cut their first self-titled release with some guy in a brick basement (Steve Albini - responsible for some of the greatest records of all time).There is no rehearsed set of messages, postures or stage antics: cutting to the quick, their songs and live delivery are nothing short of awe-inspiring. Without the aid of gimmicks, hype or pretence, Die! Die! Die! aim to appeal to all walks of life without alienating ANYONE! Cathartic, direct, indispensable.. You will know them as Die! Die! Die!

Discography

  • Die! Die! Die! - Swim

    Die! Die! Die!
    SWIM

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    Tracklisting

    SWIM
    Out Of Mind
    CRYSTAL
    Best
    Get Hit
    Don't Try
    Angel
    She's Clear
    Trigger
    Jealously
    Sister
    Mirror

    Description

    “SWIM” is the new record from Dunedin's Die! Die! Die! Available on beautiful two-tone coloured vinyl.

    Pre-Order your 12" vinyl now and receive an INSTANT MP3 version of entire album on checkout.

    Physical format orders will ship no earlier than w/c September 22nd, 2014; TWO WEEKS ahead of the official release date October 6th, 2014.

    Please allow 3-5 days for delivery outside UK & Ireland.

    Driven by an obstinate need to create and perform music, Die! Die! Die! unapologetically slap SWIM in your lap ten years since their very first shows. Have at it!

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    Dunedin’s punk sons of the modern age, Die! Die! Die! are ready to bust through the back door with their fifth album under their grubby arm pits, stoked as punch to have pulled together their next blistering installment in the Die! Die! Die! legacy.

    ‘SWIM’ is an 11 track opus formed from the wall-sweat of Europe’s best clubs, scratched off the tour van floor and from down the back of the couch-surfed accom. Produced by the band and Chris Townend (Portishead, D12, Violent Femmes) from The Lab in Auckland to Lightship 95 in London, SWIM’s sparse geographical consummation is as expansive as their definition of punk and pop music. As an internet acronym for ‘someone who isn’t me’, SWIM’s title suggests that Andrew Wilson is stepping out of his own comfort zone lyrically and bringing new themes and broader strokes to the mighty crash and boom of Die! Die! Die!’s sound. Indeed he has described it himself as “an album about surviving... which is very positive”.


    Catalog

    STA140

    Release Date

    06 Oct 2014
  • Die! Die! Die! - Get Hit (Single)

    Die! Die! Die!
    Get Hit (Single)

    Tracklisting

    Get Hit
    Ashtray! Ashtray!

    Description

    Dunedin’s punk sons of the modern age, Die! Die! Die! are ready to bust through the back door with their fifth album under their grubby arm pits, stoked as punch to have pulled together their next blistering installment in the Die! Die! Die! legacy.

    The band release the single "Get Hit" from their fifth studio album 'SWIM' via Smalltown America on 15th August.

    The clip for "Get Hit" from Dunedin trio, Die! Die! Die!’s latest record ‘SWIM’ is all about control. An MMA fighter stands still and slowly takes on multiple bruises and cuts. As he is ‘backed into a corner’ physically and metaphorically, aggressive bass is coupled with swinging fists; screaming guitar illustrates the tightening of muscles. A frantic and high energy clip that denotes perfectly the band’s combative sound - the video was shot on location in NZ by director Ryan Harte.


    Catalog

    STA136

    Release Date

    15 Aug 2014
  • Die! Die! Die! - Harmony

    Die! Die! Die!
    Harmony

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    Tracklisting

    Oblivious Oblivion
    Harmony
    Erase Waves
    Trinity
    Seasons Revenge
    No One Owns A View
    Changeman
    16 Shades Of Blue
    Twitching Sunshine
    Get Back

    Description

    Die! Die! Die!'s fourth studio album was tracked at Blackbox Studios, France - which, according to Steve Albini, is the best recording studio in the world. The Chris Townend (Portishead, D12, Violent Femmes) produced tapes encapsulate the visceral energy and emotion of the band's live shows. Fans of Les Savy Fav, Fugazi, No Age and Male Bonding will revel in the chopped time signatures and Andrew Wilson's ascerbic lyrics.


    Catalog

    STA109

    Release Date

    01 Apr 2013
  • Die! Die! Die! - Twitching Sunshine (Single)

    Die! Die! Die!
    Twitching Sunshine (Single)

    Tracklisting

    Twitching Sunshine

    Description

    “The wonderfully titled Twitching Sunshine encapsulates what the band are capable of at their best, serving singer Andrew’s ‘love sucks’ lyrics on an unmade bed of urgent guitar, bass and drums and then wrapping the whole thing in a melancholic blanket of sighing backing vocals and supplementary textured sounds.”
    – Irish News

    Dunedin’s [NZ] Die! Die! Die! propel themselves into every live show headlong as if it is their last. Throughout the band’s ten year career, turbulent lineup changes have not deterred the band from their singular purpose; to release thought-provoking, head-snapping, agit-pop songs into the world. Relentless touring has converted a passionate fanbase throughout the underground club circuit one by one; in new single ‘Oblivous Oblivion’ we see why they have made such a mark on the scene. Elemental shards of phasing guitars cascade over bullet-proof drumming and high energy vocals. Memorable and moving Die! Die! Die! keep the pedal firmly to the floor on this highlight track from their fourth album ‘Harmony’ available now on Smalltown America Records on ice-white vinyl and digital formats.


    Catalog

    STA113

    Release Date

    19 Aug 2013
  • Die! Die! Die! - Oblivious Oblivion

    Die! Die! Die!
    Obvious Oblivion

    Tracklisting

    Oblivious Oblivion

    Description

    Dunedin’s [NZ] Die! Die! Die! propel themselves into every live show headlong as if it is their last. Throughout the band’s ten year career, turbulent lineup changes have not deterred the band from their singular purpose; to release thought-provoking, head-snapping, agit-pop songs into the world. Relentless touring has converted a passionate fanbase throughout the underground club circuit one by one; in new single ‘Oblivous Oblivion’ we see why they have made such a mark on the scene. Elemental shards of phasing guitars cascade over bullet-proof drumming and high energy vocals. Memorable and moving Die! Die! Die! keep the pedal firmly to the floor on this highlight track from their fourth album ‘Harmony’ available now on Smalltown America Records on ice-white vinyl and digital formats.


    Catalog

    STA108

    Release Date

    02 May 2013
  • Die! Die! Die! - Trinity

    Die! Die! Die!
    Trinity (Single)

    Tracklisting

    Trinity
    Erase Waves

    Description

    "Trinity", the first single taken from the album 'Harmony' by Die! Die! Die!, is a rivetting mix of fiery, clashing cymbals, agitated guitars and jumpy, impudent shouted vocals. It will leave your nerves shattered…but your heart will be gladdened.


    Catalog

    STA107

    Release Date

    15 Feb 2013

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