After three weeks of delays, Mindless Self Indulgence’s new EP has finally hit the shelves today. Anyone who knows Gord or I will have heard the name Mindless Self Indulgence many times, but I’m not sure how many will have actually heard their music. Despite being an underground act, MSI has opened up for bands such as System of a Down, Korn, and Rammstein. The group sounds nothing like those particular acts however and describes its music as “industrial, jungle, pussy punk.”
Their sound is that and so much more with Little Jimmy Urine and company managing to cram elements of drum and bass, metal, pop, hip hop and more into two minute hyperactive gems. Their music is almost as offensive as it is catchy though so its maybe not for everyone. I’ve picked out a couple of the band’s most listener-friendly tracks for anyone willing to give Mindless Self Indulgence a shot. They receive my highest recommendation. I’ve seen MSI in concert five times to date and always come away with a smile on my face. Enjoy (you can thank me later).
Oh yeah, if you like what you hear then the new Mindless EP "Straight To Video" is under $10 and includes remixes from the likes of KHZ, KMFDM, Front 242, Front Line Assembly, Assemblage 23, Combichrist, Velvet Acid Christ and the Birthday Massacre. Check it out.
“WARNING! You must listen to this album with your tongue planted firmly in your cheek. If you don't have a sense of irony, or you are a piece of shit bigot, or a fundamentalist anything, return this album immediately, don't come to our shows, don't wear our t-shirts. Fuck off. If you're a parent who neglects, beats, or doesn't show your child love, know that we don't condone violence so don't waste our time in court while you try to explain to a jury how our music made your "happy & normal" child into a deranged lunatic.”
Mindless Self Indulgence