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BLUETIP Join Us

There are some fragile punky souls out there whose raw emotional experiences are not so much worn as branded on their sleeves. America, naturally, is full of them, and relatively speaking, it means they take their punk rock more seriously; where power isn't necessarily measured by velocity or venom. And when they do tread old floorboards, they at least try to bring some new gloss to freshen things up a bit. Washington DC's Bluetip proffer a more savage yet art-conscious display. 'Join Us' effortlessly sways between waves of razor-sharp guitar abuse and ethereal pop manoeuvres such as 'Bad Flat' - a footnote on the perils of complacency - while Jason Farrell's brilliant asymmetrical prose reminds us that the psychology of the sensitive man is always inrnitely more intriguing.