"Α star at the beginning of its burning cycle"


"You know how some bands find their sound, make a crossover album with some kind of 'name' producer and the SLICKEST of sounds to try and reach a bigger market, whilst losing all the urgency, panic and soul that made you fall for them in the first place? That's not what you're going to get with this album. If you are anything like us (and you're on this list so we figure you must be) then you have studied your heroes and the music they made. You can plot graphs charting the rise and fall of bands that tricked you into thinking they were the ones you'd been waiting your whole life for, only for them to let you down the second they get snared by the major label machine, or get used to the taste of phone adverts.

Most likely bands fail despite their best intentions. Perhaps “The destruction of small ideas” will be a self-fulfilling prophecy? Let's hope not, huh? The 65 family has staked a lot on this one. We're messing with the big boys, armed with nothing but battered guitars, an EXCELLENT ability to be rude to people, some fucking cool new songs and the enforced naivety that is required to believe that what we do still counts for something, somewhere, somehow. How can we possibly hope to bring this, our fight, to the Money and the Brand Monkeys and the Cross-marketing Promotions Advisers and the Shareholders and the Fucking Money that dictates what people should hear and buy and expect them to even notice our presence!?

We have nothing to offer you but this album. Nothing here will save you. It is designed only to soften the blow.

There are bands everywhere selling things for money. We’re just selling this, (except for a few t-shirts that keep us in petrol. When the petrol runs out, who knows what we’ll spend that money on?) But for now, we have come to terms with our contribution to capitalism by making this album into a CD. If you can afford to buy it, please know your purchase will go directly into putting 65daysofstatic on the road. The opposite of this theory is LIMEWIRE.

We're getting close to finally being able to get back down to the fundamentals of being in 65daysofstatic, which is touring and touring and touring hard."

On repeat

Follow their traces