Artist: Mindless Self Indulgence
Song: “Straight To Video”
Album: You’ll Rebel to Anything
For those of you who know Mindless Self Indulgence, you know the insanity that occurs when electronica meets acid punk and shocking lyrics. It’s a sound that the band calls “Industrial Jungle Pussy Punk.” Since their debut in 1997, members Jimmy Urine, Steve, Righ?, LynZ and Kitty have been revolutionizing the punk scene with their almost undefinable music and intense live performances. Did we mention the band has been known to fling Pepto-Bismol into the crowd?
You’ll Rebel to Anything is the abnd’s third studio album, released in 2005. It was the perfect follow-up to their explosively popular album, Frankenstein Girls Will Seem Strangely Sexy (2000). Much to their fans’ pleasure, the 2005 album was just as offensive and just as head-bangingly crazy. “Straight To Video” pretty much sums up their self-named genre. At first, you may not know what to think about Jimmy’s extreme, ranging vocals and screeches matched with the tale of a video porn star, but it will grow on you. After your first listen, you’ll be back for more and more. It’s the allure of industrial, punk chaos.