Music Review: “This is Anarchy” from Tacocat’s NVM


TRACK 8

“This Is Anarchy”

from Tacocat’s NVM

HARDLY ART

Liner notes: Fizzy punk-pop rules on this firecracker, an ironic look at entitled rebellion from singer Emily Nokes.

Behind the music: The quartet’s past work includes “Death Fridge,” about Anna Nicole Smith, and “Psychic Death Cat,” about a feline that can foretell a person’s demise.

Check it out if you like: The Ramones, Bikini Kill, the Buzzcocks, and Green Day.

This review originally appeared in our March/April 2014 issue of Mother Jones.

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Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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