Neu Pick Bristol’s Haze share the infectious, ramshackle ‘Piochitas’

Bristol’s Haze share the infectious, ramshackle ‘Piochitas’

The band play the first night of DIY’s Hello 2019 series at London’s Old Blue Last tonight (8th January).

Every weekday, DIY’s new music know-it-all Neu brings you one essential new release to get obsessed with. Today’s Neu Pick comes from Haze.

Bristol four-piece Haze play the first night of DIY’s annual Hello 2019 series at London’s Old Blue Last tonight (8th January), and we’re sharing their new single ‘Piochitas’ in advance of the show.

Following recent single ‘St John’, which we described as “an anxious and pissed off rattle that naturally aligns them with a growing bunch of young musicians seeking disruption - see Shame, Lice, Yowl et al”, ‘Piochitas’ is a deliciously dark, ramshackle slice of punk that values playfulness as much as it does brutality.

Released on Hate Hate Hate Records, who have released the likes of Fat White Family and The Wytches, ‘Piochitas’ rattles along with a moshpit-inducing energy, and adds another name to the list of British guitar bands making intoxicating, disruptive music.

Haze are joined at tonight’s Hello 2019 show by fellow Bristol punks LICE, exciting Brighton bunch Squid and new Dirty Hit signings 404. RSVP to the show here.

‘St John’ and ‘Piochitas’ are set to be released together on a 7”, out on 8th February. Pre-order it here and listen to the new track below.

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