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Listen: Teenanger share new single ‘Touching Glass’

When approaching matters of glassy territory, the warning signs taped to the metaphysical walls of our delicate society are relatively direct: do not, attempt to tap truths on case-sensitive surfaces and avoid real-life-confrontation where possible.

If ever we were to disturb this ingrained-ecosystem of conservatory obedience, if people were to switch off their screens and actually band together, to actively wield a bit of instrumental re-wire whilst shattering collective dependencies… the powers within would freak the fuck out and progressive change away from search-engines and algorithms, could be the new, new-wave. 

In extruding sheeny self-confidence and refracting digital mind-control, Toronto’s re-boot purveyors Teenanger, present an alternative reflection to social-commentary that’s subtly glaring, to be noticed, pinned and re-shared.  

‘Touching Glass’ so as to reject computerised constraints, scrawling traces of Metz’s ‘Strange Peace’ across any platform the four-piece can lay their clamorous hands on, Teenanger restlessly counteract our wiped-down state of genre-compliance and need to remain constantly switched on. In one instant fix, youthful abruption meets pragmatic-pop-lightness, whilst garage-gratifications groove around the snapped circumference of stylistically reinvented, repetition. 

Wiping the status-quo clean won’t occur overnight, but with a nod to John Carpenter’s ‘They Live’ and some rhythmic chug, Teenanger prove themselves subliminal, in sonically breaking down the disconnect, in on-screen ‘connection’ and in doing such, are able to routinely re-charge. Direct, instinctive and thoroughly transparent, the group recognise the tenacity in taking time to creatively re-develop and through ‘Touching Glass’, refuse to fade fast.

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