Various Artists – Singles and EPs

Oliver Arditi

Without Kibou There Is Nothing Vol 1Various Artists – Without Kibou There Is Nothing (punk)

Kibou Records KIBOU003 2013, DD & 7” EP, 12m 1s

£4 7” (red and black vinyl inc. DD)

http://www.kibourecords.bigcartel.com/product/without-kibou-there-is-nothing-vol-1-8-band-7-red-black-wax-with-d-l-code

Twelve minutes is a respectable length for an EP, but with eight tunes on this disc they’re still pretty much crammed in, none of them clocking in closer to two minutes than one-and-a-half. If you think that makes this sound like a sampler, you’d be very wrong: although these bands clearly have much more to say than can be heard here, these eight songs are perfectly concise and self-contained distillations of energy, political rage, atavistic catharsis, humorous aural vandalism or whatever the appropriate term may be (and I’m sure it’s different for each song). What the eight bands collected on Without Kibou There Is Nothing have in common is an allegiance to the frantic and hair-raising end of the punk-rock spectrum; but…

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