There’s a handful of local punk rock bands we dig, cos we have things in common. They play good music and fun to hang around with. Here’s the list:
Rotten Tomatoes: These guys play energetic melodic punk rock with influences like Rancid, the Misfits or Therapy? They sing both in Hungarian and English. (We prefer the English versions of their songs, they sound better.) They are booking gigs for foreign punk bands, (like we used to until we had enough) and they have the right punk rock attitude, which is quite rare down here. We have played with them 3 times already and we’re gonna play with them in October again. Continue reading
It’s pretty funny to see YouTube videos like this one, or this one, with Green Day’s Warner-copyrighted music being replaced by the DIY punk rock sounds of Bankrupt. AudioSwap is a really cool feature, as we said earlier.
The evolution of music formats has made CDs obsolete. One of the main reasons bands are still releasing CDs is that they need it for promotion. And that’s because the majority of reviewers and promoters still don’t accept submissions in digital format. Bandwidth is no longer a problem, you can download even albums encoded in high resolution formats within seconds. Sure, they don’t want to receive huge attachments in e-mail, but there’s the likes of yousendit.com as a solution for sending large files, or even slicker options, like the download code functionality on Bandcamp or Soundcloud, a service developed exactly for this purpose. Continue reading
There’s a Bankrupt interview on iPunk.cz, so if you speak Czech, make sure you read it. If you don’t speak Czech, you still have a friend called Google Translate 🙂
Our songs have been added to the playlist of Germany’s Punkrockers-radio. Listen to them online!