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‘Rock N Rills’ out now on MagicStrawberry Sound

Listen: “Sergio Leone” –


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Sunburnt, half-dazed and several piers down from the fluoride tide of the Korean Wave, Used Cassettes are a stomp-and-stagger rock band based in Seoul. Yesterday Impose premiered the music video for “Sergio Leone” off their album Rock n Rills out now on MagicStrawberry Sound.  About the music video, the band said:
“Used Cassettes pay homage to Sergio Leone with their new Kimchi Western. This blood-in-the-sand tale follows Blondie (Danny Arens) as he walks across the bone-dry-desert to the saloons of Seoul seeking revenge. But Angel Lies (played by Daniel Snoeks) has something else in mind. Co-starring Choiza, Sara Rickwa, Codye Lazear and Used Cassettes. Directed by Jonah Whipp and Used Cassettes. Rated R.”
Used Cassettes’ tunes are served straight up like the Stones’, though maybe a bit sandier, and waterlogged by an unlikely drift of far-flung currents. The group may have met not far from Gangnam, but they hail from South Africa, Canada, and Detroit.
Over the past couple years they’ve broken Korea’s rock Top 40, become the first gang of foreigners to ever sign with a top-tier local label, torn it up on the Asian festival circuit, and – inevitably? – starred in a comic book series read by millions. They wanted to make sure they sun-baked their sound nice and crisp before taking it back home. Listening back on their new LP Rock n Rills, they feel pretty good about that.
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Used Cassettes
Rock n Rills
[MagicStrawberry Sound] Street Date: May 6th, 2016
Track Listing:
1. At Barcelona
2. President
3. Sergio Leone
4. Wasted
5. Ducati
6. Amy
7. She Got Burned
8. Pat Walsh is Here
9. Whip of the Master
10. Ghost Stories
11. I’m Insane
12. Rock n Rill
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