Drahla, a British band now based in London after trekking south from the northern city of Leeds, make the kind of literate punk to kickstart a revolution in your mind. The band's debut album, Useless Coordinates, is released in May and is preceded by the tightly-bound and inventive new single "Stimulus For Living," premiering above.
The video for the song starts with the band enduring a laborious interview randomly cut with scenes of all three members hammering nails into a TV set. Fiery sax is laced over the trio's post-punk landscape as Luciel Brown urges listeners to "take a bite of life." It's a frantic and densley packed song full of ideas and angst.
Speaking about the video, Drahla told The FADER: “Created by the band, 'Stimulus For Living' is a visual composition that reflects the lyric content of the track. Based upon abstracted ideas and thought, challenging standardised format and perception.”
"Stimulus for Living"
"Twelve Divisions of the Day"
Thumbnail image courtesy of Sam Joyce.